PJI Blitzes CA with Pastor Briefings on Same-Sex Marriage Issues


Sacramento, CA – Due to the legalization of same-sex marriages by the California Supreme Court, the Pacific Justice Institute is providing legal briefings to pastors on this issue. The briefings give practical counsel to pastors on limiting legal liability to churches as they face requests to perform wedding ceremonies, the renting of facilities and related matters. In addition, PJI will discuss the California Marriage Amendment with an emphasis on what churches can proactively do to seek passage of this law in November. The scheduling information is as follows:

June 17th Loveland Church, Ontario

June 18th Living Oaks Community Church, Thousand Oaks

July 3rd Calvary Chapel Golden Springs, Diamond Bar

July 8th ` Cal Baptist University, Riverside

July 15th Grace Church of Glendora

July 15th Calvary Chapel Golden Springs

July 16th House of Faith, Elmonte

July 17th New Christian Fellowship Inc., Norwalk

July 22nd` Hope International University, Fullerton

July 23rd CCMC, Brentwood

July 25th Cornerstone Church, Wildomar

July 31st Calvary Chapel, Corona

Aug. 2nd Trinity Law School, Santa Ana

Aug. 12th Shasta Bible College and Graduate School, Redding

Aug. 13th Advancing Vibrant Communities, Modesto

Aug. 20 Eastside Christian Church, Brea

Aug. 21 Values Advocacy Council, San Jose

Brad Dacus, President of the Pacific Justice Institute stated, “It is a privilege to be serving churches throughout California to ensure they are protected to do what God has called them to do. We expect hundreds of churches in California to be informed and better protected because of these briefings.”

If your church or religious association would like to host a briefing, contact Terri at (916) 857-6900. Please forward this to any pastor you know who might like to attend. PJI is working with a number of organizations to make certain that pastors are getting the help that they need. PJI puts on these briefings completely without charge to pastors.

Pacific Justice Institute provides legal assistance, without charge, to hundreds of churches each year.

For more information regarding the campaign to defend marriage www.protectmarriage.com.