Play Music but don’t sing – New Order of Service in South Africa

Johannesburg – The South African Council of Churches (SACC) has warned that churches need to be innovative, now more than ever, in how they conduct their services. Its statement comes amid fears that elderly congregants, because of underlying conditions, were the most vulnerable and susceptible to contracting Covid-19 infections. Responding to President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement …

Covid-19: Bishop Oyedepo reacts on the reopening of Churches

Bishop David Oyedepo, the General Overseer of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, aka, Winners Chapel has reacted to the re-opening of some churches and mosques globally. Oyedepo, in a programme on Saturday described the opening of churches in some states in Nigeria as a welcome development. States like Adamawa, Gombe, Niger States, among others have …

California guiding order for Church gathering during Corona period

On Monday, the state released a framework that will permit counties to allow in-person worship services. They include limiting worshipers to 100 or less, taking everyone’s temperature, limiting singing and group recitations and not sharing prayer books or other items. The Orthodox congregation of Shul on the Beach in Los Angeles County’s Venice Beach will …

President Trump orders the reopening of Churches

President Donald Trump has declared the opening of Churches, calling it “essential” during the coronavirus pandemic, calling on governors to reopen religious institutions for services.Trump threatened to “override” governors if their states did not follow the new federal recommendations, but it was unclear what authority the President was referring to. The recommendations are voluntary.”Some governors …

CHIBOK SCHOOL GIRLS: Born state distributes relief materials.

The governor of Borno state Babagana Umara Zulum has dispatched a high powered delegation to distribute relieve materials and a sum of 5.6 million Naira to the parent of the abducted Chibok girls as their abduction turns 6 years.He did this to console the parents of the 112 school girls left in the captivity of …

COVID-19:CAN urges Christians to withdraw from congregational fellowships

The Nigeria Christian Association (CAN), Delta State chapter, has ordered Christians in the state to be devoted to the stay-home stay-safe order declared by the state government targeted at curbing the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. This advice was given by the state chairman of the association, Apostle Sylvanus Okorote (who doubled as the Special …