Practice English Speaking&Listening with: Neighbors Protest Metro Praise International Church For Holding Services During Pandemic

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SHE WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL

WITH WHERE SHE HAS HAD SURGERY.

STAY AT HOME ORDERS ARE NOT

STOPPING CHICAGO CHURCHES FROM

HOLDING SERVICE AND THAT'S NOT

SITTING WELL WITH NEIGHBORS

FOLLOWING THE RULES.

VI NGUYEN IS LIVE WAR PROTEST

IS PLANNED OUTSIDE ONE OF THE

CHURCHES.

Reporter: GOOD MORNING.

THAT'S RIGHT.

NEIGHBORS PLAN TO HOLD THE

SILENT PROTEST OUTSIDE METRO

PRAISE INTERNATIONAL CHURCH

STARTING AT 8 THIS MORNING.

THEY SAY THEY HAVE HAD ENOUGH

AND BELIEVE THE CHURCH IS

BREAKING THE LAW AND PUTTING

EVERYONE AT RISK, ESPECIALLY AT

A NEIGHBORHOOD WHERE THERE'S

BEEN A HIGHER THAN AVERAGE

POSITIVITY RATE FOR COVID-19.

FOR THE SECOND WEEKEND IN ROW,

METRO PRAISE INTERNATIONAL

CHURCH IN BELMONT CRAIGAN WILL

HOLD PUBLIC SERVICES.

#, 45 MINUTE SERVICES ARE

SCHEDULED AT 9:00, 10:00 AND

11:00.

THE CHURCH ANTICIPATES A LARGE

CROWD.

THEY TOLD FOLLOWERS THEY HAVE

SEATING FOR 60 TO 80 PEOPLE

WITH SOCIAL DISTANCING.

EVERYONE IS REQUIRED TO WEAR A

FACE MASKS.

THEY HAVE BEEN TOLD NOT TO

CONGREGATE AND NO PHYSICAL

INTERACTION.

THE CHURCH REMINDING PEOPLE TO

STAY HOME IF THEY ARE OVER 65,

HAVE PREEXISTING CONDITIONS AND

HAVE OR MAY HAVE BEEN EXPOSED

TOTHE CORONAVIRUS.

ANOTHER CHURCH IS PLANNING

SERVICES BUT PEOPLE ATTENDING

THE PHILADELPHIA ROMANIAN

CHURCH MAY HAVE A HARD TIME

FINDING PARKING BECAUSE NO

PARKING SIGNS WENT UP ON 9

BLOCKS SURROUNDING THE CHURCH.

ALDERMAN SAYS THE MAYOR ORDERED

THE SIGNS UP.

PASTOR TOLD US IN STATEMENT

SAYING IT IS RIDICULOUS THAT

THE MAYOR IS INCITING HATE

AGAINST A CHURCH THAT IS SAD.

HE SAYS THE EFFORTS TO

INTIMIDATE US WILL MAKE US

STRONGER.

MEANWHILE, WE HAVE REACHED OUT

SEVERAL TIMES THIS WEEK TO THE

PASTOR OF METRO PRAISE

INTERNATIONAL CHERCH FOR A

COMMENT.

WE ARE TOLD HE IS NOT DOING ANY

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