California pastors vow to defy Gov. Newsom and reopen: ‘Churches are part of the answer not the problem’

By Caleb Parke | Fox News

A network of 3,000 California churches, representing 2.5 million members, plans to defy Gov. Gavin Newsom by resuming in-person services, as pastors insist they’ve been left out of the process.

California Church United pastors announced Thursday in front of a Fontana megachurch that they plan to open May 31, instead of waiting until stage 3, when gyms, movie theaters, and other venues open, the San Bernardino County Sun reports.

May 31 was chosen because it is Pentecost, marking the birth of the Christian Church when the Holy Spirit descended upon the apostles and followers of Jesus, according to Christian tradition, fitting for a “rebirth” of services.

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William Hicks
William Hicks
8 months ago

As a practicing Christian, I hope there is earnest prayer for wisdom between now and May 31st by those proposing this.