Attorneys for Grace Community Church in Los Angeles filed documents in court Friday, the latest move in their continuing fight to defend their right to gather for indoor worship services.
The church, which has repeatedly made headlines since its leadership decided to resume services last July in defiance of state and local health mandates, was issued an injunction last September by L.A. Superior Court Judge Mitchell Beckloff that ordered them against holding indoor services.
The injunction also required that congregants wear masks and socially distance even during outdoor services.
Grace Community Church and its legal representation will be in court next Friday on their motion to dissolve the injunction.
Among the documents filed was a declaration from Grace’s senior pastor John MacArthur, who addressed allegations from a blog post that his church is not reporting outbreaks of COVID-19 among the congregation. As The Daily Wire reported last November, the church was cleared by county public health officials after three out of their approximately 7,000 members