The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Fire destroys church

Only bricks and debris remained Nov. 23 after fire destroyed First Lutheran Church, Artesian, S.D. Christmas lights hung undamaged on the two trees that once greeted the congregation's 80 members, according to The Daily Republic of Mitchell, S.D. LeShea Avery, pastor, said it was too early to know whether the congregation would rebuild.


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