Community ties: Church building on long-vacant land aims to give back to the neighborhood | Life


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Dressed in a hard hat and bright green vest, Regina Willingham walked through the steel frame of the church being built at the corner of Memorial Drive and Second Street Southwest. As the sound of electric drills echoed through the empty, cavernous space, Willingham envisioned the shrine where services will be held, the baptistery where she will host baptisms, and the kitchen where volunteers will feed the community.

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