Dominionists Portray California Health Restrictions as Sign of End Times Persecution of Christians
August 4, 2020
New Apostolic Reformation leader Ché Ahn is one of several religious-right figures challenging California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s restrictions on public gatherings to slow the spread of COVID-19. Ahn, whose church is being represented by the anti-LGBTQ religious-right legal organization Liberty Counsel, talked about the lawsuit in a four-part appearance on the Charisma podcast network last week with his longtime associate Larry Tomczak, who serves as an adviser to Liberty Counsel and a board member of the pro-Trump Intercessors for America.
Che Ahn Hosts Debut TV Show “Equipping the Saints with Che Ahn” On GOD TV Every Tuesday
July 27, 2020
Papa Ché Ahn will be joined by his daughter, Joy Ahn Ngu, to co-host their debut TV show, Equipping the Saints with Ché Ahn. It will premiere on July 28 on GOD TV at 8:30 pm EST leading people into an encounter with the Holy Spirit.
Church Sues After Newsom Bans Home Bible Studies: 'The Governor Is Not the High Priest Over All Religions'
July 21, 2020
A California church is suing Gov. Gavin Newsom for banning all indoor worship services, including Bible studies, and singing, saying the restrictions violate their religious freedom.
Pasadena-based Harvest Rock Church and Harvest International Ministry filed the lawsuit in an attempt to block enforcement of Newsom’s orders which target churches.
California church network sues Gov. Newsom over ban on worship, home Bible studies
July 20, 2020
‘We’ve been essential for 2,000 years,’ pastor said in message to governor.
A network of California churches filed a lawsuit against Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday, defying the state’s coronavirus lockdown orders against holding indoor church services while state officials encourage protests.
Second Singing And Chanting Ban Lawsuit Filed Against Governor Newsom
July 20, 2020
Harvest Rock Church suit argues that ban violates First Amendment, freedom of religion.
During the weekend, Pasadena-based Harvest Rock Church and Harvest International Ministry filed suit against Governor Gavin Newsom, seeking a temporary restraining order against the Governor’s house of worship singing and chanting ban.
Pasadena church seeks injunction against state ban on indoor worship services
July 19, 2020
A lawsuit seeking an injunction against a state ban on indoor worship services during the coronavirus pandemic has been filed on behalf of the Harvest Rock Church in Pasadena.
“It was kind of discouraging when our governor locked down everything except for the essential services like stores, etc. And yet he didn’t declare the church to be essential,” Harvest Rock Church leader Ché Ahn said. “As I pastor, I believe that we’ve been essential for 2,000 years.”
Ban on Worship and Home Bible Studies Faces Legal Challenge
July 18, 2020
Liberty Counsel filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction on behalf of Harvest Rock Church and Harvest International Ministry against Governor Gavin Newsom’s unconstitutional COVID-19 orders prohibiting all indoor worship services, including home Bible studies and fellowship, while encouraging mass gatherings of protestors throughout the state.
Church With Branches in Pasadena, Irvine and Corona Sues Over Singing Ban
July 18, 2020
Harvest Rock alleges that public health guidelines unfairly target places of worship over other institutions, because Newsom supported protests over George Floyd’s in-custody death and police brutality that included chanting during the pandemic.
City Care Project Expands Outreach To Downtown Los Angeles
Harvest Rock Church Reopens During Prophetic Times
In the midst of nation-wide protests and riots coinciding with a world pandemic and economic recessions, worshippers are congregating at churches seeking a guiding light. Last Sunday, Harvest Rock Church welcomed back worshippers on the Day of Pentecost. After months of live streaming sermons on YouTube, the church has finally been able to reopen to hold in-person services. Following safety guidelines issued by the State, the church allowed worshippers to congregate on this major Christian holiday with great efforts to minimize health and safety risks. The church’s decision to reopen was met with outpouring support and overwhelmingly positive response from the community as they have long anticipated for it.
Harvest Rock Church Launches City Care Project with $50,000 Donation to Hometown Small Businesses
Pasadena, CA – Harvest Rock Church (HRC) led by Pastors Ché and Sue Ahn has launched “City Care Project” as part of their coronavirus city-wide relief efforts. Beginning this week, they will be donating $50,000 to small businesses who have financially suffered during the lockdown in Pasadena, CA.
Pasadena Churches Cautiously Reviewing Governor’s Reopening Guidelines
Gov. Gavin Newsom has given the go-ahead for churches and other houses of worship to resume in-person services if their local health departments approve religious services in their jurisdictions.
He issued guidelines Monday, which would, in part, limit attendance to 25 percent of building capacity or 100 people, whichever is lower.
Local Churches at Crossroads: Some Vow to Reopen, Defying Governor’s Orders
“The church has been called to reopen by the people, who in this dark time are in need of the in-person pastoring of the church leaders,” Harvest Rock spokesperson Adelheid Waumboldt wrote in an email to Pasadena Now. “The church, to this day, has been faithful to the laws of the State of California and to the Constitution of the United States, going above and beyond to protect both the community and congregation by using caution and suspending in-person services for the last 10 weeks.” apostolically in your current sphere of influence.
Pasadena Church Expands International Legacy of Service During Covid 19
Sozo is a Greek word that means “you were made to be free, saved, healed and delivered.” Harvest Rock Church (HRC) has indeed freed, saved, healed and delivered hundreds of thousands of people from all corners of the globe, advancing the kingdom of God. HRC’s vision is to “empower, equip, and release revivalists and reformers into their destiny and fulfill the Great Commission.” HRC, a worldwide charismatic movement, initially started with prayer meetings at the home of its founder Ché and Sue Ahn in Los Angeles.
A Vision of Hope: Pastor Ché Ahn is Dedicated to Serving His Community
In an unprecedented season of global despair, people around the world are searching for relief anywhere they can find it. For Christians throughout the last 2000 years and beyond, relief and healing have been granted through the calm reassurance of the church – positively impacting both congregations and the communities they reside in throughout the world. Even scientists agree that weekly church attendance boosts your immune system and decreases blood pressure.