A tornado touched down Monday, June 22, a little after 3 p.m. CST. First Baptist Church, located in the downtown area of Portland, has been severely damaged. The entire roof of the sanctuary has been ripped off, in addition to other damage.
Baptist Builders Club Director Michael Nolan talked with Pastor Gary Coleman about the damage and immediate needs of the church. A crew is preparing to leave immediately to help the church clean up and minister to its community.
Please help now by praying, giving, or going. Visit Disaster Relief to find out how you can get involved. If you can travel to the site immediately, contact the Baptist Builders Club administrative assistant at 224-805-1834.
Photos courtesy of the Lansing State Journal.