Grace Community Church, a Charis Fellowship congregation in Seal Beach, Calif. (Bob Wriedt, senior pastor), is among those in the Long Beach, Calif., area to help other congregations amid the coronavirus pandemic. A story in the Long Beach Press-Telegram tells the story. A portion appears below. Click here to read the complete article.
Long Beach churches help other places of worship struggling amid the coronavirus pandemic
A group of Long Beach area churches — and one angel of a foundation — are ready to give nearly $250,000 to more than 30 smaller, struggling places of worship to help their congregations amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Some houses of worship are more well off financially than others, just like among individuals and families in Long Beach, said Eric Marsh, pastor of Parkcrest Church, on Woodruff Avenue. And that separation has become more pronounced since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, Marsh said. … Participating donor churches are Grace Community Church of Seal Beach, Antioch Long Beach, Bethany Church of Long Beach, Parkcrest Christian Church, Grace Brethren, Kings Church, Long Beach Christian Fellowship, The Garden, Light and Life Christian Fellowship, Cornerstone Church, All Saints Anglican and Revive.
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