Presiding Bishop’s Update

May 30, 2020 – In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court upholds California’s guidelines on re-opening churches. 
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May 28, 2020 – The church will never be the same with Dr R.A. Vernon, Dr. E. Dewey Smith, Dr. Rudy McKissick, Dr. J.W. Walker, and Dr. Jamal Walker
May 23, 2020 – President Donald Trump views houses of worship as “essential”, orders opening of such effective May 22, 2020.
April 2, 2020 – Really?  Let’s practice what we preach.  From Social-distancing to Safer at Home to wearing a mask (if required).  We also refrain from holding church services (with more than 10).  Obey the law!
April 3, 2020 – COVID-19 Assistance / Resources – SBA Funding.
March 28, 2020 – COVID-19 Assistance / Resources – AT&T.
March 27, 2020 – 100th Year Holy Convocation Celebration postponed until 2021.  The 2020 Holy Convocation (July 26-31, 2020) is CANCELED!
March 20, 2020 – Some may question the origin of COVID-19.  Is God doing this?
March 20, 2020 – California and the County and City of Los Angeles have enacted order referred to as “Safer at Home”.  To read the entire Order from the City of Los Angeles, click here.
March 19, 2020 – Official Letter from Presiding Bishop regarding gatherings for worship services and other events. 
March 19, 2020 – Pacific Northwest, Sabine, Gulf Coast, and Oklahoma Holy Convocations – CANCELED Due to COVID-19  and state government directives.