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For phone and profit

Churches reap rewards by leasing cellular tower space

Here is the church. Here is the steeple. Look inside and see ... a bunch of wires and cords from the hidden cellular phone tower? That's not exactly how the nursery rhyme goes. But it's accurate if you're talking about St. Peter Lutheran Church, Lafayette Hill, Pa.

Last year, St. Peter joined the growing trend of churches leasing space to companies that construct towers necessary for local cellular phones to operate.


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