Amid the rapid spread of COVID-19 in Texas, Governor Greg decided to include religious worship as an essential service. Abbott still encouraged churches to conduct their services online but said that if they must meet in person, they should follow the federal social-distancing guidelines on the news conference during a news conference at the Texas Capitol, Texsastribune reported.
On Sunday, members of Cross Culture Christian Center in Lodi, Calif., found themselves locked out of the building just before their Palm Sunday service as the landlord changed the locks on a church over the weekend. He did it to prevent congregants from entering the church amid a statewide stay-at-home order.
Harvest Christian Fellowship in Riverside, California has revealed that its virtual Palm Sunday service drew 3 million people after President Donald Trump announced the start of the Holy Week and his decision to turn in to the service on Twitter.
Health officials in Ohio are urging a mega church to stop holding mass gatherings and obey "stay at home" order to under Gov. Mike DeWine's to stem the coronavirus outbreak
Health officials announced Harvest Christian Fellowship in Riverside led by Pastor Greg Laurie will become the third site in Riverside County to offer drive-thru testing forCOVID-19 as of Wednesday April 1.
Central Florida Megachurch Pastor Arrested for Holding Church Service, Defying ‘Safer-At-Home’ Order
Pastor Rodney Howard-Browne, leader of Revival International Ministries and The River at Tampa Bay Church in Tampa, Florida, was arrested Monday for holding worship services during the coronavirus pandemic in violation of a "safer-at-home" order.
Nearly one in five U.S. adults still attend church services and worships amid concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, according to a recent poll.
Francis Chan Encouragement to the Church: ‘Coronavirus Is One of the Greatest Opportunities to Reach Out to the Lost World’
In a video message to Crazy Love YouTube channel on March 20, Francis Chen, a best-selling author, and pastor saw the coronavirus pandemic as "one of the greatest opportunities to approach the world that has lost God" and encouraged them to show that they have not lost our love, joy and peace in fear and anxiety.
The spread of the new coronavirus infection in U.S. communities has sparked debate over whether to close the church or not.
Life.Church chief pastor Craig Groschel and pastor and prominent leader Bobby Gruenwald were quarantined by health officials after being exposed to the coronavirus at a conference in Germany.
U.S. Korean Churches Pray for the Freedom of Republic of Korea on the Occasion of March 1st Independence Day
In celebration of the 101st anniversary of the Samiljeol (March 1st Independence Day), Korean churches in the Americas are praying for the protection of their country's free democracy.
Christian media, Church Leaders reported about Saddleback Church's 40th anniversary for parishioners at the main campus in Lake Forest, California held on Feb. 9.
Churches in China are said to be holding worship services online instead of meeting in a chapel due to fears of the coronavirus infection. They are also urging for a fasting prayer as a solution to this crisis.
Rev. Jeon Kwang-hoon won his second term as the 26th president of the Christian Council of Korea(CCK) with a standing ovation at the 31st General Assembly of the Christian Council of Korea held at the Korean Church's Centennial Memorial Hall on Thursday.
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) has re-elected the Reverend Elizabeth A. Eaton as presiding bishop. At a vote taken on August 6th at the ELCA Churchwide Assembly, Rev. Elizabeth Eaton was elected 725 out of 897 votes cast. The Assembly will last up to August 10th. "We're church, church first," Eaton said. "Our lives have their basis and meaning in the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.” The Assembly holds elections every six years to elect a presiding bishop. In 2013, the Assembly elected Pastor Eaton as the first female presiding bishop.