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Church Will Fight Ventura County Threat to Shut it Down
7-25-20, CitizensJournal -- Pastor Rob Mc Coy of GODSPEAK CALVARY CHAPEL in California has new supporters such as Sen Rand Paul, Senator Shannon Grove, Charlie Kirk (Turning Point USA). He has turned down a prestigious university deanship to stay and minister to the congregation of Calvary. He resigned as Thousand Oaks Mayor and Councilman.
After the Covid virus scare hit, he and church elders decided to reopen the church in defiance of California Gov Newsome's edict to close. However, the church reopened with strict safety measures. At one point the county permitted reopening again; then recently ordered churches closed again, Calvary did not comply.
County Health Director Rego Vargas contacted Pastor McCoy asking if he was in compliance with the newest order. McCoy responded we are in compliance with the First Amendment (which keeps government out of religious affairs). He wondered why the violent Antifa and Black Lives Matter groups aren't being prosecuted for their destructive anarchist actions. He believes the sick should be quarantined, not the healthy. [..]
He told Vargas that he might succeed in shutting the church down, but it wouldn’t go quietly. We are 'all lawyered up' and would demand the unsealing of records showing actual causes of death, testing records and people who were classified positive with no testing, that families would be asked about cause of death and this would be compared with records, claims of causes of deaths. He told the congregation that the “gloves are off”...
Jeremiah 26:12; Acts 4:19, 5:29
- sad, John 14:1
- have sinned, Psalm 51:1
- facing danger, Psalm 91:1
- faith needs stimulation, Hebrews 11:1
- alone and sad, Psalm 23:1
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