June 10, 2009

Smaller, stronger Methodists find ‘new normal’ after Katrina

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NEW ORLEANS — Nearly four years after Hurricane Katrina smashed their New Orleans area churches and scattered their communities, Louisiana Methodists have crossed an invisible boundary into the future, leaving behind the rescue subsidies and ad hoc rebuilding arrangements that have nourished more than 40 wounded churches since 2005. “Basically, we’re entering the `new normal,”‘ […]

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