California Megachurches Rebrand as ‘Family Friendly Strip Club’ to Avoid Shutdown Restrictions – Pastors Striptease to Prove it

In order to bypass harsh shutdown restrictions in their county which prohibits houses of worship from being open, a couple of California churches have taken to referring to themselves as a “family-friendly strip club” in order to qualify as a business allowed to stay open, with senior pastors even doing a little dance and throwing their ties into the crowd as members hold up dollar bills to a burlesque soundtrack. [Editor’s Note: These stripteases are disgusting and sinful and these pastors and congregations should be ashamed of themselves.]

Awaken Church and Godspeaks Calvary Church of San Diego had their pastors take the pulpit and do a “family-friendly” striptease before the service started, a tongue-in-cheek move done to satisfy details for an exemption after San Diego Superior Court ruled November 6 that strip clubs were allowed reopen while churches were not.

Senior Pastor of Awaken Church Jurgen Matthesius wrote on Instagram:

STRIP CLUBS (Not Churches) are exempt from the Covid lockdowns, and are deemed essential by our governor! Soooooo…we decided we are NOW AWAKEN FAMILY FRIENDLY STRIP CLUB! (Where we strip the devil of his hold, power & authority over people’s lives!) Enjoy the intro to the preach today! [sic]

In a similar move, Pastor Rob McCoy of God Speak Chapel did likewise, taking it up a notch in a manner that reeks of blasphemy in the house of the Lord.

Awaken Church received a cease-and-desist order last week that said if the state’s COVID-19 guidelines aren’t followed, which involves ceasing indoor services, the County would take further action, the least which would be a $1,000 fine for each citation violation.

While these two churches receive mild praise for defying the government and staying open: with behavior like this, they’d be better off closed.



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2 thoughts on “California Megachurches Rebrand as ‘Family Friendly Strip Club’ to Avoid Shutdown Restrictions – Pastors Striptease to Prove it

  1. Seriously? God does have a sense of humor and it was all in jest. Don’t get your undies in a wad over this.
    He’s making the point that it is outlandish a strip club is deemed “safe” and yet a church is not.

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