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On Wednesday night, for the first in almost two months, the members of Weaver Congregational Holiness Church gathered in the sanctuary for worship. They called it a “Freedom Service.”
The Life Center, an Anniston church, hosted a drive-in church service in honor of Mother’s Day on Sunday. Drive-in church has become common during the coronavirus shutdown, but Sunday's service may be among the last organized in-car worship local residents see for a while.
Strangers are unopened books to the Rev. Dale Clem, each with chapters to devour and stories to absorb. Strangers aren’t strangers to him. They’re people, flesh and blood, members of a collective world, whether white or black or gay or straight or absurdly rich or demonstrably poor.