SAN DIEGO (RNS) – Sen. Brian Jones, a Republican in San Diego County, introduced a piece of legislation on Friday (Feb. 12) that would deem religious services an essential activity during any declared state of emergency.
LAKE FOREST, Calif. (AP/RNS) — Saddleback Church Pastor Rick Warren has apologized for a children's Sunday school curriculum video that used Asian culture stereotypes to teach kids about the Bible.
Northern California church accrues tens of thousands of dollars in fees for violating pandemic orders
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP/RNS) — A Northern California church has accrued tens of thousands of dollars in fines for defying public health orders that prohibit indoor worshipping.
LOS ANGELES (AP/RNS) -- Every year in August, tens of thousands of people fill the seats of Angel Stadium in Anaheim, not for baseball, but for the weekend-long Harvest Crusade.
LOS ANGELES (AP/RNS) -- Grace Community Church congregants in Sun Valley gathered indoors and sang hymns on Sunday (July 26), defying California regulations that aim to limit the spread of COVID-19. "This is a very special day in the life of our church family. It is for us a return to what we love the most, the fellowship of the saints and the worship of our Lord," said Pastor John MacArthur from the pulpit.