Church COVID Restrictions

Why It Feels So Disappointing to Sing to the Lord a Remote Song

"I sometimes enjoy the conveniences of our new Sunday morning routine, but there are pangs of sadness every week when my daughter hears music, turns to the screen, and almost immediately loses interest. I recall how engaged she was in the sounds, sights, and vibrations of congregational worship during the 'before times.'" - C.Today

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Thinking About a Pastor in a Canadian Jail

"To answer these questions, I think we need to understand something about how Canadian law works and something about the circumstances of this particular case. When we grasp these matters, I am confident that we will have a good idea how to proceed." - Don Johnson

Related: What You Need to Know about the Arrest of Pastor James Coates

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New York drops push for limits on religious gatherings

"U.S. District Judge Kiyo A. Matsumoto permanently blocked enforcement of the executive order that put houses of worship in zones that limited them to 25 percent capacity with a maximum of 10 people or 33 percent capacity with a maximum of 25 people. Matsumoto made clear that his ruling in favor of the Orthodox Jewish group Agudath Israel of America would apply to all places of worship in the state." - WORLD

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COVID-19 and the Struggle for Worship in Canada

"The article is simply intended to alert American believers of the shuttering of places of worship in Canada that seems more stringent than similar closures in the United States.... many American evangelicals have limited or no knowledge of churches to our north who are facing similar or more rigorous restrictions from various parts of the Canadian government. This is their story." - P&D

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New Mexico church responds to $10K fine for holding services amid COVID-19

"The church was fined for allegedly violating restrictions on in-person worship services and mask mandates implemented by the New Mexico Department of Health. The restrictions, which went into effect on Dec. 15, require churches located in “red-level” counties to cap attendance at 25% of capacity." - CPost

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John MacArthur's church has multiple COVID cases, staff pressured to keep silent: report

"L.A. County requires places of worship to report to the Public Health Department when there are at least three COVID-19 cases within a span of two weeks, after which the agency determines whether there is an outbreak. GCC did not respond to a request for comment by press time." - C.Post

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