TITLE

Church as Anchor

AUTHOR(S)
McDevitt, Bette
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Planning;Apr2006, Vol. 72 Issue 4, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features the Uncommon Grounds coffeehouse in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania. The coffee shop features a 12-step program on Saturdays and a church service on Sundays. The shop was built by John Stanley with material, labor, and money donated by 45 local churches on a former clothing store. Local churches also help in the renovation cost of the coffeehouse. Marcia Lehman said that the coffeehouse adds warmth, aesthetics, compassion as well as knowledge on the needs for support and sustainability in an impoverished community.
ACCESSION #
20303463

 

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