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Church Fire

Post by Dlibbon » Tue Apr 24, 2018 1:41 pm

Friends, I'd appreciate your prayers. Sunday morning I was woken up by a phone call with my friend and Bishop telling me that our sending church, St. Andrew's Mount Pleasant, was on fire. It's heartbreaking to see the 800+ seat ministry center now a charred shell. Both my daughters were baptized there, I got my start preaching there, and did 10 years of youth ministry there before going and planting 4 years ago. The whole place was destroyed, the school under it, even the roof collapsed and in the midsts of so much destruction, the free-standing cross in the front remained untouched. I'll try to attach a photo below.

Please pray for the church and its leadership.
Please pray for our church St. Andrew's Park Circle as our attendance doubled that morning and looks to remain at capacity.

In the midst of all the turmoil and questions, there really is a sense of how God will use this to bring together his church in that part of the kingdom and send out the people.

Thanks.
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Re: Church Fire

Post by Hovannes » Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:03 pm

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Post by JimVH » Tue Apr 24, 2018 3:06 pm

Praying.

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Re: Church Fire

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Re: Church Fire

Post by FredS » Tue Apr 24, 2018 4:21 pm

Praying for the displaced congregation. And for you and your congregation as you welcome them into your building.
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Re: Church Fire

Post by John-Boy » Tue Apr 24, 2018 5:07 pm

FredS wrote:
Tue Apr 24, 2018 4:21 pm
Praying for the displaced congregation. And for you and your congregation as you welcome them into your building.
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Re: Church Fire

Post by coco » Tue Apr 24, 2018 5:18 pm

John-Boy wrote:
Tue Apr 24, 2018 5:07 pm
FredS wrote:
Tue Apr 24, 2018 4:21 pm
Praying for the displaced congregation. And for you and your congregation as you welcome them into your building.
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Re: Church Fire

Post by CodeMonkey » Tue Apr 24, 2018 5:23 pm

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Re: Church Fire

Post by ReverendThom » Tue Apr 24, 2018 6:07 pm

Praying!

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Re: Church Fire

Post by Sir Moose » Tue Apr 24, 2018 7:38 pm

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Re: Church Fire

Post by Dlibbon » Wed Apr 25, 2018 4:00 am

Thanks guys. I appreciate it.


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Re: Church Fire

Post by rgcurrey » Wed Apr 25, 2018 9:06 am

Praying for this congregation.
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Re: Church Fire

Post by JohnnyMcPiperson » Wed Apr 25, 2018 5:38 pm

Wow, praying


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Re: Church Fire

Post by sweetandsour » Thu Apr 26, 2018 1:34 am

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Re: Church Fire

Post by Jocose » Thu Apr 26, 2018 1:04 pm

PRAYING
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