Church and Wineries Clash in Temecula
Pastor Clark Van Wick was granted permission to build Calvary Chapel in 1999 by Riverside County. Since then, the county banned churches from being built on wine country land. Now, a legal battle is underway between the church and the wineries. Jacob Rascon reports for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on August 3, 2012.
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The Frank Pastore Show Interviews Attorney Bob Tyler and Pastor Clark Van Wick and encouraging listeners to show up at the meeting set for 9am August 22.
Guest: Bob Tyler (and Jennifer Monk), an attorney with Advocates for Faith and Freedom (faith-freedom.com, (888) 588-6888), on what’s going on down in the wine country of Temecula – the Wine Country Vintner’s Association is trying to ban churches from the Temecula Wine Country that’s expanding from 7,000 to over 18,990 acres. Specifically targeted is pastor Clark Van Wick of Calvary Chapel Bible Fellowship in Temecula (aka “The Barn”) who own 30 acres.
There will be a public hearing Wednesday August 22 before the planning commission at 41000 Main Street Temecula, Ca 92590. Temecula City Hall in Old Town at 9am and it’s open to the public. Go south on the 15, exit Rancho California, and turn right into Old Town. The commission will decide the fate of churches in Temecula. Please join us to show your support. lunch will be provided by Chick-Fil-A.
Follow the debate at winecountryfreedom.com. Listen Here …
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Published: 21 August 2012
Faith Under Fire County Plans No-Church Zone Pastor told, ‘We don’t want your kind out here’
Church taking over Wine Country plan debate
By DAVE DOWNEY STAFF WRITER for The Californian
Published: 20 August 2012
Church-goers decry Wine Country plan
About 300 people jammed the Temecula City Council Chambers and an overflow room Wednesday for the first of potentially several hearings on a Wine Country expansion plan.Following a lengthy staff briefing, 54 people took turns praising and criticizing the plan, which would set the stage for tripling the number of wineries to about 105.