First Baptist Church Community Lights Beacon Of Hope In Sutherland Springs

“It will be a beacon on a hill that people can look to wherever they’re at and be reminded about what God’s done here.”

By Joey PalaciosMay 20, 2019 11:49 am

From Texas Public Radio:

Members of the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs dedicated their new home and formally opened its doors on Sunday.

In 2017, a gunman killed more than two dozen people during Sunday service in the original church. It was the deadliest mass shooting in Texas history.

A little more than a year after the groundbreaking for the new building, survivors, relatives of victims and church members gathered for a private service Sunday morning before a public memorial.

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