Redeeming Grace Baptist Church, which was formerly housed at Hudgins, recently moved to a historic church building at Harcum.
Redeeming Grace has been renovating what is known by locals as “Old Ebenezer” at the intersection of Indian and Farys Mill roads and began holding services there last month. A special dedication service for its new home, including a meal and history of the former Ebenezer Baptist Church, will be presented Sunday beginning at 10:45 a.m. The public is welcome to attend.
Dusty Dowdy, chairman of the Deacons for Redeeming Grace, said the church began outgrowing its former space in a storefront next to where Donk’s Theater was once located. “There was no place in Mathews big enough to take us,” he said.
However, in the midst of the search, Redeeming Grace was approached by Coastal Community Church, which owned Old Ebenezer for a period of time, to see if church leadership was interested in renting that building.
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