"We will return together as a church body to focus on the marvelous mission God has blessed us with," Pastor Ron Arbaugh said.
California's Department of Public Health announced in an order last week temporarily restricting singing and chanting in places of worship as coronavirus cases continue to mount.
"The only lives that matter are their own and the only power they seek is their own," said Rev. Theodore Rothrock, of the St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church in Carmel, Indiana.
Dozens of Pride and Black Lives Matter protesters met outside First Baptist Dallas where several demonstrators taunted police officers with doughnuts on a string.
Augustine Tanner-Ihm was told that he was not the right match for the "monochrome white working class" parishioners of the church.
Nearly 100 new infections were reported in Union County, where several cases were linked to the Lighthouse Pentecostal Church.
"Our office takes seriously any threat to the lives and well-being of our fellow citizens," the top federal prosecutor in the Eastern District of Virginia said.
"We feel [Trump's] guidance is poorly considered, wrong and dangerous," three religious leaders penned in an op-ed Thursday.
A divided Supreme Court ruled against a church in California objecting the state limits on the number of worshipers allowed to gather at religious services during the pandemic.
Days after releasing its reopening guidelines for places of worship, the CDC removed recommendations to limit singing among congregants.
"I understand that a lot of people don't understand why it is so important to us, but as believers, we assemble together and these people have discouragement and depression and problems, including economic problems. They want to be with their pastors," Solid Rock Baptist Church Pastor Charles Clark said.
Senior pastor Alyn Waller, of Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church, said he will continue to hold services through Zoom and Facebook Live.
The battle over in-person church services within the country is the latest public opinion divide amid the pandemic.
He followed President Trump's lead Sunday, declaring all Americans have the right to "worship at a church service."
"People are dying," Rev. Jesse Jackson said. "We're inclined to follow these doctors advice."
The parishioners were diagnosed with COVID-19, after attending a Baptist service in Frankfurt, Germany.
President Donald Trump ordered the immediate reopening of churches and other places of worship that have been closed amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Eric Hogue, the mayor of Wylie, wrote in an email that women couldn't lead prayer at city council meetings and quoted Bible verses that say women should stay silent in church.
"I don't feel like the decision we made was irresponsible," Paster Jacobsen said during a Sunday sermon.
Over one-third of Arkansas residents that attended a church service in March have tested positive for the new coronavirus, according to a study published by the CDC.
A San Francisco church said it was conducting a virtual bible study class on Zoom when a hacker broke into the space and began playing pornographic videos.
More than a hundred years after three children saw a vision of the Virgin Mary in Portugal, the day's anniversary is still celebrated by Catholics.
Brown is being sued by the churches which claim she is violating the institution's First Amendment rights with stay-home orders amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Since Pritzker's stay-at-home order went into effect this past March, Pastor Stephen Cassell has flouted its ban on public gatherings and continued to hold church services.
Law enforcement received a tip-off regarding "an unlawful assembly" at the Church at around 12:24 p.m. local time on Sunday, April 12.
The acclaimed opera singer will offer a special Easter concert to stream on YouTube for fans across the world.