Churches defy Covid closure On Remembrance Sunday, while most evangelical churches remained closed in England, a few churches took part in a collective act of civil disobedience, opening their doors for public worship. en staff This followed a letter signed by 1,500 people urging the government not to close places of worship. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.