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Canada, Not China: Police, ‘Health’ Officials Force Embattled Church Underground for Sunday Service
LifeSite News ^ | 4/14/21 | Anthony Murdoch

Posted on 04/16/2021 6:28:06 PM PDT by marshmallow

‘They can take our facility, but we’ll just find another one,’ said Pastor James Coates during his sermon.

EDMONTON, Alberta, April 14, 2021 (LifeSiteNews) — Members of a Christian church in Alberta were forced to meet underground on Sunday after their building was raided and fenced off by police for breaking coronavirus health rules.

In a first for modern-day Canada, members of Grace Life Church (Grace Life) located near Edmonton, Alberta, met this past Sunday in secret at an undisclosed location. At the same time, protesters were on site at the barricaded church property in support of the community.

The church’s pastor, James Coates — who spent 35 days in jail himself for defying COVID rules — directly addressed his church having to go underground.

“Well, good morning, Grace Life, it’s so good to see all of you. They can take our facility, but we’ll just find another one,” said Coates in a video of the underground service posted to Grace Life’s YouTube channel.

The church ensured that the faces of its congregants were blocked out in the video.

Shortly after Coates’ introductory notes, the video shows a clip of two congregants coming forward to lead the church in song. One of them then said, “Did you ever think you’d be part of the underground church?”

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TOPICS: Current Events; Evangelical Christian; Ministry/Outreach; Religion & Politics
KEYWORDS: canada; church; coronavirus; tyranny

1 posted on 04/16/2021 6:28:06 PM PDT by marshmallow
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To: marshmallow

Sounds like the old Soviet Union.

I suppose this is our future, too.

2 posted on 04/16/2021 6:32:15 PM PDT by metmom (...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith.)
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To: metmom
Sounds like the old Soviet Union.

Sounds like the CCP which is where the leftist scum in the US and Canada get their marching orders from.

Will the leftist scum start arresting people who defy their orders? IF the scum in gubermint think the little people are defying them now, go ahead, make our day and start the arrests.

3 posted on 04/16/2021 6:43:12 PM PDT by politicianslie ( We will NEVER be a communist country-President Trump)
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