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Demolition to be heavily underway for the rebuilding of Carl Junction United Methodist Church

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This week, demolition work will be heavily underway as part of the rebuilding process for the Carl Junction United Methodist Church. Demolition began Thursday at the site.  


An August 7th lightening fire destroyed the church.

Staff members say they are fully insured and currently conducting an inventory of all lost contents. Once demolition is complete, church officials say they will meet as a church to discern the overall vision for rebuilding.

Pastor Bill Kenagy says church members are confident to brave through the rebuilding process, as they did before when the church was destroyed by a tornado in 2003. 

"That was one of the things that I felt some reassurance from the day of the fire, is the people that had gone through the tornado, they said 'pastor, we've gone through this before, we know what we're doing', so that was a blessing," said Bill Kenagy, pastor.

Church members are continuing to meet for worship at the Jerry B. Stark auditorium at Carl Junction Intermediate School.


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