When Memorial Evangelical Lutheran Church in Harrisburg, Pa., was built in 1928, coffee cost 41 cents a pound, Mickey Mouse debuted in animated film and the country was on the verge of the Great Depression. Eighty-one years later, coffee costs more than $5 a pound, the mouse has gone high-tech and a recession has left many out of work and money.
|B. Penrose Hoover (left), bishop of the Lower Susquehanna Synod, hands over the deed of Memorial Lutheran Church to Jacob Nadian, priest of St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church, Harrisburg, Pa.|
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