FL megachurch packed with worshipers despite pandemic, government warnings

by Adam Ford · Mar 29th, 2020 2:01 pm

Pentecostal megachurch The River Church in Tampa, Florida hosted a packed service Sunday morning despite the rapidly growing number of COVID-19 deaths and many government warnings not to gather in groups.

Video from the service showed hundreds of people attending the service in close proximity to one another.

The church's charismatic pastor, Rodney Howard-Browne, said that he prayed away the Zika virus in 2015-2016 and would do the same for the coronavirus.


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