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Palo Alto church reports that a person with COVID-19, and the person’s relative, were on the campus within past two weeks

Original post made on Mar 12, 2020

Last Sunday, the leadership at First Presbyterian Church of Palo Alto, like at many local faith communities, discussed how to respond to the coronavirus epidemic. The next day, that decision on what to do was all but made for them.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, March 12, 2020, 12:16 AM

Comments (7)

Posted by PBC
a resident of Palo Verde
on Mar 12, 2020 at 7:07 am

Peninsula Bible Church cancelled services last Sunday and had a livestream instead. This will continue to at least the end of March. Please join us next Sunday. Web Link

Posted by Paly dad
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Mar 12, 2020 at 11:55 am

They have been holding meetings at Paly? How about a park outside!

Posted by Local family
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Mar 12, 2020 at 2:18 pm

Dear Weekly,

Will you please pull together all the streaming resources for local churches? We are in the midst of finding the right place for our family, and this would be a real help.

Posted by Jennifer
a resident of another community
on Mar 12, 2020 at 2:39 pm

Our church isn't cancelling services. We're doing away with the Challis cup and we won't be shaking hands at the beginning of service. The greeters won't be shaking hands either. Other than that, church service goes on. What good does it do not to gather for church when 80% of those people return to work on Monday, surrounded by more than 50 people. Will they be cancelling work next?

Posted by Mike
a resident of Gunn High School
on Mar 12, 2020 at 5:09 pm

Hello PAUSD,

I'm coming! Are you going to close all the local schools after someone tested positive?


Posted by Johanan
a resident of another community
on Mar 12, 2020 at 5:50 pm

To worship in your own house is just like the early Church in Acts chapter 2.

Jesus said this "Amen I say to you, whatsoever you shall bind upon earth, shall be bound also in heaven: and whatsoever you shall loose upon earth, shall be loosed also in heaven. Again I say to you, that if two of you shall consent upon earth, concerning anything whatsoever they shall ask, it shall be done to them by my Father who is in heaven. For where there are two or three gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them."

LORD Jesus, by thy blood heal, bless and protect everyone and family who amen your blessing. Amen. Just for two, you and I to agree for a prayer fulfill the quorum. Many charismatic believers watch TV, hear radio and Yourtube. They have seen signs and miracles to those who believe.

By the way, in the old covenant, they require ten people to have a quorum. In the New Covenant Jesus said you only need two. Remember Moses (picture of LAW), ten spies failed and then with Joshua (picture of Jesus), two spies succeeded with Jericho.

Posted by Alicia Flores
a resident of Stanford
on Apr 21, 2020 at 4:10 am

Thanks for sharing this information. Web Link

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