An emotional rally was held Thursday evening to save three crosses that are slated to be uprooted by Caltrans in Julian.
People who rallied at the site said their mission was to simply turn it all over to God.
At the same time they are asking Caltrans to give them more time to get the proper permits in place.
For now, the crosses remain right where they were erected. Taped around one of them though, an orange Caltrans encroachment notice that was put up August 3 with a removal date of August 17.
"There's gotta be a solution for these crosses to stay here," said Cross Supporter Bette Runnels.
For Runnels and these 50 cross supporters, Thursday evening was all about gathering around one another and turning it over to their Lord and savior for guidance.
"Now as everyone prays we would do it in one name. And that's the name of Jesus," one cross supporter prayed out loud.
It was only after a citizen complained about the crosses that Caltrans came into the picture and learned they were put up without permits on state owned land, giving the state agency enough reason to uproot them from this public piece of property.
A local pastor has come forward and offered to put them on his church land.
Cross supporters said they appreciate the offer, but they have made many memories here over the decades.
The next step for these Julian residents, take their fight in front of the nation.
Fox News contacted Dori Smith, who appeared on Fox and Friends Friday morning.
"Doing whatever we can do to help save these crosses. I feel I need to stand up and protect our freedoms," said Smith.
Caltrans has not given a definitive date as to when these crosses here atop Inspiration Point will be taken down.
Residents say if the crosses do come down, they wouldn't be surprised if someone put new ones right back up.
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