Court Grants Temporary Restraining Order Requiring Local Church to Comply with Public Health Orders

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 2, 2020

The Court’s Order prevents Calvary Chapel San Jose from hosting large indoor gatherings that violate State and County Health Officer Orders and requires that parishioners comply with basic safety measures like wearing face coverings during services

Santa Clara County, CA – The Santa Clara County Superior Court issued a temporary restraining order today prohibiting Calvary Chapel San Jose from hosting large indoor gatherings in a manner that would violate County and State Health Officer Orders and pose a threat of widespread virus transmission in the community.  The Court agreed with the County that Calvary’s manner of hosting indoor gatherings poses a threat of a large outbreak, and it explained that Calvary must comply with the same set of rules that apply to the rest of the community. ​​​​​​

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