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The COVID-19 pandemic and the threat of more sanctions against the church didn’t stop parishioner Priscilla Montes from attending service Sunday morning at North Valley Baptist Church, a controversial Santa Clara ministry that has continued to hold indoor worship in violation of a county public health order. In 1976, Dr. Jack Trieber was called to pastor this infant work. Santa Clara County issued the highest possible fine to North Valley Baptist, he said, because of the number of violations and the level of risk caused by a large indoor gathering. North Valley Baptist Church in Santa Clara, which has racked up $112,750 for defying the local public health order with indoor gatherings, brought its Wednesday church … North Valley Baptist Church was established in 1975 with a small band of 75 people.
Such has been a question for North Valley Baptist Church. The church isn’t alone in the Bay Area, either. “[I]’m in charge of the spiritual health of the people in this city and in this area.
Erin Woo is a breaking news intern at the Mercury News. North Valley did not respond to a request for comment Friday. It’s a violation of the constitution, and something higher — it’s a violation of the word of God to Christians,” Trieber said in a video posted Aug. 28. “The fact that we were absolutely going to pursue this made very clear that this is not optional,” Williams said. “This is not Caesar’s money.
© Copyright 2020 North Valley Baptist Church. (Randy Vazquez/ Bay Area News Group), SANTA CLARA - AUGUST 30: A person opens the door to the front entrance of North Valley Baptist Church with documents from Santa Clara County taped on the window in Santa Clara, Calif., on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020. But Pastor Jack Trieber has told his congregation that he intends to keep holding services. I am commanded to worship God.”. Golden State Baptist College exists to train the next generation of Christian servants. “I never thought I’d live in a day where you’d be fined for going to church,” Trieber told the congregation, which he has led since 1976.