South Jersey church ignores order, opens for services

Solid Rock Baptist Church in Berlin held an in-person service Sunday with its own health guidelines.

News 12 Staff

May 25, 2020, 9:56 AM

Updated 1,418 days ago

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A South Jersey church ignored the state order and reopened on Sunday. 
Solid Rock Baptist Church in Berlin held an in-person service with its own health guidelines.
It opened to a quarter of its capacity, with the rest watching from the gym.
They're not alone in wanting to move forward. "Our plan is to have a very abbreviated service, and leave about an hour between each service to give time for our
team to go through the entire building and do our best to sanitize the common areas," says Curt Kinney, of Bethel Church, Blackwood.
Kinney says they still plan to encourage older members to continue to worship virtually.
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