Victory Baptist Church in West Palm Beach lost its steeple and sustained added damage when every tree on the grounds was toppled by Hurricane Frances.
ORLANDO, Fla. (BP)--The damage caused by hurricanes Charley, Frances, Ivan and Jeanne has led church pastors and leaders into a maze of insurance claims, negotiations and settlements. Pastors, while still comforting and counseling church members who suffered losses in the storms, also must try to rally church members to replenish church coffers which took a hit from cancelled Sunday services.
Still, most church leaders, in interviews with the Florida Baptist Witness, say the storms have served to unify their congregations and focus their attention on their neighborhoods. Read More