Oklahoma FUMC loses sanctuary to storm 

Members rescue Bible, candelabra, offering plates

“Apparently, we had a tornado,” said the Rev. Steve Harshaw, as he looked over remains of Davis’First United Methodist Church after a storm on the evening of Tuesday, April 26.

The storm caused the building’s roof to collapse into the sanctuary. Some of the church’s stained-glass windows lay shattered on the ground, while others remained intact.

The sanctuary is considered a total loss, Harshaw said.

No one was injured, he added.

As damage to the church was being surveyed and workers began hauling away debris, Harshaw was considering where to have —> more.

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