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A church resurrected in New York


Fire destroyed a New York church just four days after Easter in 2011. On Easter Sunday this year, Mayfield Presbyterian Church members found themselves seated for their first service in a new sanctuary. The new sanctuary was built and finally occupied after the membership of Mayfield raised the funds to reconstruct a larger and more …

Westminster congregation still serves and worships despite displacement


A devastating tornado that caused substantial damage to Westminster Presbyterian Church in Hattiesburg, Miss., has not hampered the congregation’s ability to worship and serve the Lord. Members of Westminster have been sharing facilities with the congregation of a local Methodist church for worship services while insurance adjustments and, ultimately, repairs to their sanctuary take place. …

Westminster Presbyterian Church devastated by tornado in Hattiesburg

Torando Damage16

The powerful tornadoes that churned their way through south-central Mississippi into neighboring Alabama Sunday evening left devastation in their wake. While there were no deaths associated with a powerful twister that struck Hattiesburg, it did lead to widespread damage to buildings, homes, cars and a church. Scores of people – as many as 60, according …

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