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RISING UP TO HEAVEN


That’s what the congregation of Rising Star Baptist Church feels like this week after structural steel on their new church building went up on Thursday. The 9,000-square foot building is being constructed near the north end of Texas Street. It will include a 275-capacity sanctuary, classrooms, offices, a kitchen and fellowship hall. For more about the history of Rising Star Baptist Church, see Susie Piper’s “Other Side of the Tracks” feature on page 6C. Reporter/Mike Brown That’s what the congregation of Rising Star Baptist Church feels like this week after structural steel on their new church building went up on Thursday. The 9,000-square foot building is being constructed near the north end of Texas Street. It will include a 275-capacity sanctuary, classrooms, offices, a kitchen and fellowship hall. For more about the history of Rising Star Baptist Church, see Susie Piper’s “Other Side of the Tracks” feature on page 6C. Reporter/Mike Brown

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