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This page is dedicated to the COVID-19 pandemic news updates that effect our Nation, our State, our Town, and our Church

March 19th 2020 [Thursday] the California State Public Health Officer and Director of the California Department of Public Health is ordering all individuals living in the State of California to stay home or at their place of residence, except as needed to maintain continuity of operation of the federal critical infrastructure sectors, critical government services, schools, childcare, and construction, including housing construction. This order remains in place until further notice. ***Victory Baptist Church closes doors for public worship and adjusts to provide online YouTube services for Sunday, Thursdays, and daily specials, due to the pandemic "shelter in place" order.

March 22nd 2020 [Sunday] Victory Baptist closed for public worship - see online worship on our YouTube channel

March 26th 2020 [Thursday] Victory Baptist closed for public worship - see online worship on our YouTube channel

March 29th 2020 [Sunday] Victory Baptist closed for public worship - see online worship on our YouTube channel

April 2nd 2020 [Thursday] Victory Baptist closed for public worship - see online worship on our YouTube channel

April 5th 2020 [Sunday] Victory Baptist closed for public worship - see online worship on our YouTube channel

April 9th 2020 [Thursday] Victory Baptist closed for public worship - see online worship on our YouTube channel

April 12th 2020 [Sunday] Easter Sunday Membership only closed door worship - Victory Baptist closed for public worship - see online worship on our YouTube channel

April 16th 2020 [Thursday] Victory Baptist closed for public worship - see online worship on our YouTube channel

April 17th 2020 the Alameda County Public Health Officer released an order requiring people to wear face coverings when around people outside of their household. Effective June 8, 2020 and valid until replaced, amended, or rescinded, the Alameda County Public Health Officer issued updated Face Coverings guidelines for the County. The Order generally requires wearing Face Coverings when people are outside their homes, and it is intended to provide simple rules that we must all follow in the months to come.

April 19th 2020 [Sunday] Victory Baptist closed for public worship - see online worship on our YouTube channel

April 23rd 2020 [Thursday] Victory Baptist closed for public worship - see online worship on our YouTube channel

April 26th 2020 [Sunday] Victory Baptist closed for public worship - see online worship on our YouTube channel

April 30th 2020 [Thursday] Victory Baptist closed for public worship - see online worship on our YouTube channel

May 3rd 2020 [Sunday] Victory Baptist closed for public worship - see online worship on our YouTube channel

May 4th 2020 Federal DOJ announces it will defend churches in court against COVID-19 shutdown orders. President Trump in a white house announcement declares the church an essencial part of the spiritual wellbeing of the population and states the DOJ will defend churches against over-reaching COVID-19 shut down mandates.

May 7th 2020 [Thursday] Victory Baptist closed for public worship - see online worship on our YouTube channel

May 10th 2020 [Sunday] Victory Baptist closed for public worship - see online worship on our YouTube channel

May 14th 2020 [Thursday] Victory Baptist closed for public worship - see online worship on our YouTube channel

May 17th 2020 [Sunday] Victory Baptist closed for public worship - see online worship on our YouTube channel

May 18th 2020 the Alameda County Public Health Department issued an order allowing for certain highly regulated vehicle-based gatherings. Allowing churches to meet in personal attendance out doors and regulated standards using vehicles to ensure 6 feet social distancing.

May 21st 2020 [Thursday] Victory Baptist closed for public worship - see online worship on our YouTube channel

May 22nd 2020 President Trump declares churches essential and demands governors allow churches to reopen. Governor Gavin Newsom of California vows to allow churches to open immediately as long as they follow the CDC sanitaiton guidelines and restrict to limited seating.

May 24th 2020 [Sunday] Victory Baptist has a closed door membership only meeting and worship to vote and discuss openning for public worship on May 31st - vote passes - Victory Baptist closed for public worship - see online worship on our YouTube channel

May 28th 2020 [Thursday] Victory Baptist closed for public worship - see online worship on our YouTube channel

May 31st 2020 Victory Baptist re-opens its doors for pubic worship by vote of the congregation abiding by CDC sanitation guidelines and limited seating.

June 4th 2020 [Thursday] Victory Baptist closed for public worship - see online worship on our YouTube channel

June 5th 2020 the Alameda County Public Health Department issued an updated Shelter-in-Place Order with slightly relaxed restrictions. View the Summary of the order and the press release announcing the updates.

June 7th 2020 [Sunday] Victory Baptist open for public worship

June 8th 2020 President Trump declares school essential and demands governors commit to opening public schools in the fall of 2020 with in person classroom attendance.

June 11th 2020 [Thursday] Victory Baptist open for public worship

June 14th 2020 [Sunday] Victory Baptist open for public worship

June 18th 2020 [Thursday] an updated Shelter-in-Place Order was issued allowing for indoor and outdoor retail, outdoor dining, outdoor fitness, outdoor museums, and religious services to operate at limited capacities. ***Victory Baptist open for public worship

June 21st 2020 [Sunday] Victory Baptist open for public worship

June 25th 2020 [Thursday] Victory Baptist open for public worship

June 28th 2020 [Sunday] Victory Baptist open for public worship

July 2nd 2020 [Thursday] Victory Baptist open for public worship

July 5th 2020 [Sunday] Victory Baptist open for public worship

July 9th 2020 [Thursday] Victory Baptist open for public worship

July 12th 2020 [Sunday] Victory Baptist open for public worship

July 13th 2020 Govenor Gavin Newsom announces that 30 counties in California on his "watch list" must shut down all re-openning programs, including live indoor church services for the next 21 days or 3 weeks. Gavin Newsom announces a "multi-agenc taskforce" to inspect churches and other business to enforce compliance to the shut down order, imposing $5000 finces per violation, revoking licenses, and effecting tax status in the state of California.***Victory Baptist Church re-closes doors to public worship and adjusts to providing online YouTube services for Sunday, Thursdays, and daily specials, due to the pandemic "No indoor worship" order.

July 16th 2020 [Thursday] Victory Baptist closed for public worship - see online worship on our YouTube channel

July 17th 2020 Governor Gavin Newsom announces that schools may not open in the fall for in person attendace if they are in the 30 counties of California currently locked down. The schools will not be able to open for in person attendance until no new cases of COVID-19 are announced for a 14 day period of time, among other benchmarks

July 19th 2020 [Sunday] Victory Baptist closed for public worship - see online worship on our YouTube channel

July 23rd [Thusrday] Victory Baptist closed for public worship - see online worship on our YouTube channel

July 26th 2020 [Sunday] Victory Baptist closed for public worship - see online worship on our YouTube channel

July 30th [Thusrday] Victory Baptist closed for public worship - see online worship on our YouTube channel

August 2nd 2020 [Sunday] Victory Baptist closed for public worship - see online worship on our YouTube channel

August 6th [Thusrday] Victory Baptist closed for public worship - see online worship on our YouTube channel

August 9th 2020 [Sunday] TBD - Scheduled Victory Baptist Church Preacher Boy ordainment ceremony 



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