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Albany Park Church Asks U.S. Supreme Court To Overrule Governor, Allow Services Sunday

Cristian Ionescu of Elim Romanian Pentecostal said he will conduct in-person services no matter the outcome of his lawsuit.

Albany Park

City Public Health Chief Orders Churches To Stop Hosting In-Person Services, But Church Leaders Undeterred

“For me, the way the letter is written, it is a lot of gibberish,” one pastor said.

Albany Park

Chicago Churches Get Disorderly Conduct Citations After Hosting In-Person Services During Stay At Home Order

“This only strengthens my determination to continue what I’m doing. This citation is so absurd," one pastor said.

Albany Park

Willie Wilson Attends In-Person Church Service In Ravenswood, Defying Stay At Home Order

Mayor Lori Lightfoot's threat of $500 fines are a “stupid move” and will not deter churches like his, the pastor said.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Albany Park Church Continues In-Person Services; Mayor Promises Fines, Bans Parking

As of Sunday morning, Elim Romanian Pentecostal could face $1,500 in fines for hosting three in-person services with more than 10 people.

Albany Park

Judge Tosses Lawsuit From Albany Park Church Challenging Stay At Home Order

An attorney for the church is appealing the decision.

Albany Park

Belmont Cragin Neighbors To Protest Church That Held Illegal Services

The neighbors are planning to block churchgoers from parking near the church Sunday morning before services. "If you're going to practice your First Amendment rights, we're going to practice [ours]."

Belmont Cragin, Hermosa

Albany Park Church Holds Sunday Services In Defiance Of Stay At Home Order: ‘I’m Going To Keep Hosting Mass’

“If you are a religious leader, please don’t do this," said Ald. Rossana Rodriguez.

Albany Park