People are disinfecting the chancel area to prevent any possible spread of the coronavirus at Belmont United'Methodist Church in Nashville, Tennessee. Pastors and religious leaders are urging for prayer and manifesting furious and grief as police officers kneed the black man in head to death in Minneapolis. On Tuesday, the UMC (United Methodist Church) announced the dates for the General Conference. The conference will be held at its usual location, the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis from A… After watching live streams during COVID-19, a once Jewish woman has converted to Christianity through the phone. On May 22, President Trump declared that houses of worship will be considered essential places that provide essential services allowing gatherings to take place in religious locations like churches, s…
On Thursday, President Trump declared houses of worship as an "essential" and demanded governors to let churches reopen "right away." Governor Inslee's office responded hours after trump Trump threatened to "override" state leaders' restrictions if they do not do so by the weekend. California Governor Gavin Newsom issued new guidelines on Memorial Day for reopening houses of worship as the state's coronavirus cases continued to climb after President Trump declared them "essential" and pressured governors to reopen them "right away." On Friday, President Donald Trump labeled churches and other houses of worship as "essential" during the coronavirus pandemic, calling on governors to reopen religious institutions for services this weekend even though some areas remain under coronavirus lockdown. According to a national pastor panel, pastors are certain their church will survive the crisis. This national pastor panel was initiated by Barna Group, a leading research organization focused on the intersection of faith and culture.
5 Cases That Successfully Defended Religious Freedom Against Government Intervention During COVID-19
Many cases arose during the pandemic in which freedom was taken away by the government. Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) has successfully defended the freedom of Christians. Here are five victories that have been published by ADF Archdiocese of Saint Paul & Minneapolis recently published the plan to permit parishes to reopen the services to the public masses and defy the state's "stay-home" order that forbids religious gathering of more than ten people. Hope Presbyterian Church with a 425-member congregation in north Austin, is among churches throughout the Synod of the Sun that is finding creative ways to make connections with their members and the people they serve during COVID-19, despite the challenges posed by the pandemic. A Kentucky pastor, joined by at least 50 other churches for an online petition, urges religious leaders across the nation to "step up and roar" for the right for worship amid coronavirus restrictions over churches. The Central Bible Baptist Church in New York with around 40 members held a drive-in service and had to discontinue its worship after being threatened by the Massena Police Department that a fine of up to $1,000 would be imposed, on Friday challenged the claim that drive-in services violate Gov. Andr… 10 churches are suing Gov. Kate Brown for the COVID-19 pandemic stay-at-home orders claiming it to be unconstitutional.