Texas Church Reopening: Frequently Asked Questions

MAY 22 UPDATE: President Donald Trump announced today that churches were “essential places that provide essential services” alongside the release of guidance for reopening faith organizations...

Governor Abbott Introduces 3-Phase Plan to Help Get Texans Back to Work and Open Churches

Austin, Texas – After a press conference today about steps to reopen the Texas economy, Texas Governor Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton released updated...

Texas Opens Door For In-Person Church Services

4-27-20 Update: At a press conference today, Governor Abbott introduced a 3-Phase Plan to help get Texans back to work and open churches. Read more here....

Texas Values Supports Movement To Reopen Texas

Texas Values is supporting the effort, signed onto by over 200 leaders across Texas, to reopen the Texas economy. We also support reopening Texas churches and...

Churches Are “Essential Services” Say Gov. Abbott & AG Paxton in New COVID-19 Guidance

Governor Abbott made churches essential services in his recent Executive Order on social distancing practices that will continue until April 30. Making churches essential services means...

Pro-Abortion Advocates Sue Texas For Saving Lives During COVID-19

UPDATE 4-20-20: The Fifth Circuit vacated the lower federal district court’s latest Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) from April 9th today.  This includes canceling the TRO with...