Church celebrates 132 years of service
By JAMIE PATTERSON
When there is over a century of history in a church, it’s hard for members to walk away in times of adversity and struggle.
The members of Mt. Zion Scotland M.B. Church refuse to shut the doors to its beloved church.
The small rural church has recently experienced hard economic times with its declining membership and other changes with the times. But the remaining members refuse to close the book on the church that has served the Scotland community since the 1800s.
“The house of God is not built on money alone,” said Rev. Isaiah Jackson, who has served as pastor since 2000. “God gives the vision, hope gives the light and faith supplies the need.”
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