California

Calif. court issues temporary restraining order against church for holding indoor services

"A California judge has granted a temporary restraining order against Godspeak Calvary Chapel and its Pastor Rob McCoy for holding in-person services in violation of COVID-19 health orders....McCoy announced in a video message Friday that he will continue to hold indoor services. 'I wish it didn’t have to come to this, I really do, but we will be violating the judge’s order.'" - CPost

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“It’s possible I misunderstood the GCC elders’ statement. I’m happy to be corrected.”

"Aside from what the authors of this [Grace Community Church] statement may or may not believe, the statement itself makes no provision for the possibility that a Christian might choose another path and still be counted as faithful." - 9 Marks

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Singing Is Essential

"In this, I am glad I do not live in California.  I know many California churches are meeting and singing outside in order to be compliant.  For us, it is our desire to be safe and responsible in worship. We have created distanced seating and limited occupancy.  We have cut back on the amount of singing we do, but we cannot stop singing." - T&D

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No joyful noise: churches sue after California curtails public worship again

"Last Monday between 300 and 400 protesters gathered on the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. But they didn’t shout 'defund the police'—they worshiped, sang, and prayed>....The demonstrators were protesting Gov. Gavin Newsom’s decision to ban singing and chanting in churches." - WORLD

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This is Why Singing and Chanting Are Banned in CA Churches Right Now

"The order, issued on July 1, includes sanitation guidelines for church buildings, suggests shortened services, and temporarily prohibits items that move among congregants, such as offering plates. Churches aren’t the sole focus of the order, with venues such as bars, restaurants, theaters, and museums being shuttered for at least three weeks." - C.Leaders

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5 incredible revelations from this week’s abortion hearing in California

Planned Parenthood sued the makers of videos showing their personnel selling the "tissue" of aborted babies... "While the trial hasn’t started yet, this whole legal process has proved to be a huge mistake for Planned Parenthood, as it has already produced one insanely embarrassing revelation after another for them. Here are the five craziest things uncovered so far in court" - The Cripplegate

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