Art Of Healing For Community Of Sutherland Springs

Works of art sent to First Baptist Church in remembrance of the 26 people who died in the November 2017 shootings now adorn the walls of the building in Sutherland Springs.

By Jack MorganNovember 5, 2018 11:01 am| , , ,

From Texas Public Radio:

First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs never sought out any artwork, said church secretary Windy Choate.

But dozens of pieces of art were still sent from people all around the country — artwork meant to bring strength and peace to a church community that lost 26 of its members.

Shortly after the shooting on Nov. 5, 2017, tens of thousands of people began sending cards and letters — and then came the art.

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