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The California Department of Health clarified Tuesday that indoor religious services in the state have been suspended indefinitely.

Over four months after California initially instituted a lockdown on March 19, the state issued a new order on Monday that rolled back reopening plans.

The guidance mandates that restaurants, bars, churches, fitness centers, hair salons and barber shops must be closed in 30 of the hardest hit counties in California.

“We’re going back into modification mode of our original stay at home order,” Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom said, according to The New York Times. “This continues to be a deadly disease.”

The DCNF pressed both the governor’s office and the California Department of Health on when Californians may attend indoor religious services again, and what punishments Californians face if they do attempt to attend banned services. Newsom’s office referred the DCNF to the California Department of Health.

(Excerpt from Western Journal.)

Churches have sued the state of California also about the ban on singing. Read more HERE.

How do you feel about this mandate? Have you gone back to church?

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July 21, 2020

WHY are churches following this mandate? It’s a mandate not law, but we’re acting like it is.
Let those who want to meet & sing do so!!
The church needs to be BOLD, BRAVE, & LOUD.

Jason Griffith
July 18, 2020

Complete Violation of 1st Amendment rights. Freedom to assemble, freedom of Religion.

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Belinda Remy
July 17, 2020

Dear Father, you are Lord of Lords and King of Kings, able to do far above than what we could ever imagine or think. I humbly come before you with thanksgiving and praise for you alone are so worthy of our praises, I give you the honor which rightfully belongs to you. I ask in your Son Jesus’ name and I therefore call on the blood to turn the hords of chaos around in California! to bind, to shackle and to stop the enemy dead in his tracks!. I call on the blood to render satan’s plots, schemes, snares and devices powerless against your people oh Lord. Let your remnant army and the church arise, to mount up with boldness, to hold that ground and to never break rank. Remember your covenant with your people Lord and have mercy on us.

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Geneva Iijima
July 17, 2020

I live in Oregon, and we are allowed legally to attend church with groups of 25 only. That is not enough, but some progress. I believe there are spiritual consequences when a state closes churches. I pray God is merciful to them.

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Mel Teoh
July 17, 2020

Father God, we ask that You mobilize all the church members who are residing in CA … to stand up and say no more to quite living mind our own business and work hard as You commanded in 1 Thes 5. Let them unite and give them discernment to stand up and fight for this justice in the law of the land because You are the God of Law and Order. Let them be united to Recall Gavin Newson immediately. Let CA be RED State in Nov. 2020 … I don’t know how to work it Father … but I know that Your specialty is miraculous work.

I pray and ask that CA and NY will vote for President Trump this Nov. 2020. Thank You Jesus.

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Ronda Orchard
July 17, 2020

I see tent revivals on the horizon and marches filled with praise to our Lord and Savior.

“When the Spirit of the Lord is upon this place I will dance like David danced!”

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