TITLE

Black and white United Methodist Church congregations merge into one church in Beaumont, Texas

PUB. DATE
March 1996
SOURCE
Jet;3/11/96, Vol. 89 Issue 17, p55
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the union of McCabe United Methodist Church and Roberts Avenue United Methodist Church to form one church in Beaumont, Texas. Aim of battling overstretched budgets and shrinking congregations; Lack of space for youth programs at McCabe; White members' departure from the inner city; Relative segregation of two church services.
ACCESSION #
9603212109

 

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