Three COVID-19 Cases Reported At LA Church After Reopening For Indoor Services Public health officials say an evangelical megachurch in the San Fernando Valley that defied county orders prohibiting indoor religious services has reported several coronavirus cases.
Judge Grants LA County's Request For Injunction Against Sun Valley Church For Holding Indoor ServicesChurch leaders must also allow county health officers onto the property to post notice of the order and to verify compliance.
Judge Defers Ruling On LA County's Request For Injunction Against Church In Sun Valley Holding Indoor ServicesA Los Angeles Superior Court Judge is expected to have a decision sometime next week regarding a Sun Valley church's holding in-person church services in defiance of coronavirus health orders.
Judge Rejects Fourth LA County Bid For Restraining Order Against Grace Community ChurchA judge has denied a fourth attempt by Los Angeles County for a temporary restraining order against a Sun Valley church for holding indoor worship services under the county's coronavirus orders.
Judge Rules No Court Order Prohibits Indoor Worship, Attorneys Say; LA County Asks To Sanction Grace Community Church Up To $20,000 A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has ruled that there is no court order in place that prohibits a San Fernando Valley megachurch from holding indoor worship services, attorneys said Thursday.
LA County Seeking Penalties Against Grace Community Church For Breaking Coronavirus Regulations, Holding Indoor ServicesCounty officials are asking a judge to impose penalties against Grace Community Church after it has continued to host indoor services during the coronavirus pandemic.
Sun Valley Church Holds Indoor Services Sunday Despite Recent Court RulingA Sun Valley church held indoor services Sunday despite the most recent court ruling in an ongoing battle over COVID-19 restrictions.
Sun Valley Church Looks To Take Legal Action Over Order Banning Indoor ServicesThe pastor questions the constitutionality of mandates which keeps churches physically closed but do not similarly restrict large retail outlets and marijuana dispensaries.
Ex-Youth Pastor Sentenced For Sexually Assaulting 4 Church MembersA former youth pastor was sentenced Friday for sexually assaulting four members of Grace Community Church on church grounds or during church trips overseas.
Former Lake Forest Pastor Accused Of Rape, Sexual Battery Of Female CongregantsA former Lake Forest church pastor is scheduled to make his first court appearance Friday on charges of raping one of his congregants and sexually assaulting three others.