Bay Area Churches Eager To Reopen Making Changes To Keep Worshipers Safe From COVID-19So far, the coronavirus shelter-in-place struggle between churches and the state has only produced a lot of heat. But some church leaders are now beginning to add a little light into the discussion about when they may reopen.
3 Coronavirus Cases Linked To Livestreamed Church Service In Mendocino CountyAt least three cases of COVID-19 have been linked to a livestreamed church service that took place in Mendocino County over Mother's Day weekend, health officials said.
180 Exposed To Coronavirus During Mother's Day Service At Defiant NorCal ChurchA person who later learned they were positive for Covid-19 attended a Northern California religious service on Mother's Day, exposing 180 other people to the novel coronavirus, according to local health officials.
SF Church Leads Class Action Suit Against Zoom, Inc. After Bible Study Class Gets Zoombombed With PornOne of San Francisco's oldest churches has filed a class-action lawsuit against the popular videoconferencing app Zoom, after a pornographic zoombombing incident during a Bible Study class.
Coronavirus Update: Worshipers Gather Virtually On Big Week Of Religious CelebrationsFor many religions, this would be a big week to celebrate and come together, but many have to adjust to the new way of worship online due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Better Together: Congregations Adapt To Holy Week, Passover During Coronavirus PandemicThe week before Easter is considered one of the holiest times by a number of faiths, but this year it is occurring under the unprecedented threat of the coronavirus pandemic.
Spread Of Coronavirus Leads Faith Congregations To Connect OnlineCommunities of faith shuttered by the emergency prohibition barring large public gatherings have been forced to get creative to connect with and minister to their congregations.
Coronavirus Update: Diocese Of Oakland Cancels Daily Masses During Shelter-In-PlaceEven though religious services were exempt from the shelter-in-place order, the Diocese of Oakland has temporarily cancelled all daily masses as a precaution to prevent the ongoing spread of the coronavirus.
Coronavirus Affecting Church Traditions; East Bay Pastor Worries Easter Service In DoubtAll across the Bay Area on Sunday morning, people gathered at churches and places of worship. But amidst fear of the coronavirus, some of the usual traditions have been put aside.
San Carlos Church Steps Up Security At 1st Service Since Violent Threats By PastorThe San Carlos church at the center of violent threats by a pastor held its first Sunday service since details of the case came to light.
San Jose Church Burglarized For The Third Time This YearRepresentatives at a South Bay church were in disbelief this week after burglars targeted their property for a third time in the past year.
Teacher At Two South Bay Churches Arrested For Alleged Child Pornography, Sexual BatteryA youth leader and teacher at Saratoga and Cupertino churches was arrested last week on suspicion of child pornography possession and sexual battery, the Santa Clara County sheriff's office reported Monday.
Church Break-Ins Rattle San Francisco Bayview CongregationsPolice are investigating a string of church break-ins in San Francisco’s Bayview District.
VIDEO: Watsonville Woman Arrested For Toppling Crucifix During Church Vandalism SpreeA 23-year-old woman has been arrested after her image was captured on surveillance video toppling a crucifix inside a Watsonville church during a vandalism rampage earlier this week.
San Jose Diocese To Release Names In Investigation Of Priest AbuseA dramatic announcement came Thursday evening from the Diocese of San Jose to confront the scandal consuming the Catholic church. The diocese will start releasing the names of priests implicated in the sexual abuse scandal.