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Congregation stays committed to its mission in downtown Atlanta

Leisha DeHart-Davis, a Lutheran, hadn't belonged to a church in 10 years. In her late 20s and living in Atlanta, she began looking for a congregation. She found Redeemer Lutheran Church.

"Other churches weren't as involved in the community," she said. "[Redeemer] had a very welcoming, inclusive atmosphere. It's also a downtown church, and I live in town."

DeHart-Davis joined Redeemer in 1994. Two years later she chairs the evangelism board. "It's a very easy church to get involved in," she said.

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