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Abstract : The covid-19 pandemic has interfered with human life, especially the elderly. Because, since it was first identified in China, Elderly people with certain comorbid were the most high-risk population that experience the worst effect. Since vulnerable situations may promote self-transcendence, they might experience spirituality and use it as a religious coping strategy. This study was to examine whether there is a religious coping difference between unexposed elderlies and exposed to covid-19 elderlies. A retrospective cohort design was prepared to compare religious coping mean scores between two groups in Bojong District, Purbalingga, Province Central Java. Totally 102 elderlies were invited into the study, which was divided into two groups. Both the research group and control groups consisted of 51 elderlies each. A simple random sampling was applied. Religious coping was measured by the Brief R Cope Bahasa Indonesia version. Results reported that most elderlies used positive religious coping patterns. Hypothesis testing confirmed that there was no difference in religious coping scores between unexposed and exposed Covid-19 elderlies. In conclusion, being exposed to Covid 19 did not change religious coping among elderlies.