Nearly 500 years after Martin Luther made his famous trip to Worms, Germany, a congregation in central Pennsylvania is on its own worm journey.
Grace Lutheran, an urban congregation in York, Pa., recently became home to 30,000 red wiggler worms — on purpose.
The worm farm, an outgrowth of Grace's community gardening project, gives low-income neighborhood youth (ages 6 to 17) an opportunity to sharpen their business skills and put change in their pockets. They're learning a better way out of poverty and about sharing, recycling and earth-keeping, say program coordinators.
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