Ala. church ruined in tornado plans to rebuild


TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Members of a church destroyed in an April 2011 tornado are launching plans to construct a new building where the damaged one once stood.

The Tuscaloosa News ( ) reports the congregation at Alberta Baptist Church held a groundbreaking ceremony Sunday and plans to open a new building next year.

Larry Corder, the church's pastor, told the newspaper before the congregation committed to rebuilding, members prayed for 40 days to decide on a plan for the church's future.

Members of the church, which opened in 1921, has been worshipping temporarily at Open Door Baptist Church.


Information from: The Tuscaloosa News,

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