In the Carolinas, Churches Provide Spiritual Refuge and Shelter from the Storm

The New York Times’s Campbell Robertson, Richard Fausset, and Anemona Hartocollis write about faith-based responses to Hurricane Florence. They write, “Florence, the hurricane turned tropical storm turned tropical depression, has prompted a week of intense prayer all over the coast, in the corners of crowded storm shelters and from the lecterns of top officials.” Pastor Jim Pennington of Temple Church in New Bern, North Carolina, who helped save around 30 people from flooding on Friday, says, “It’s easy to say, ‘I love God,’ but put on your boots, get your hands dirty.”

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