Oneonta church closed due to fire set to have new service

Credit: Jay Collier

BLOUNT COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE: Valley Grove Missionary Baptist Church will hold services on Sunday at 10 a.m. at the Blount Baptist Association building on Champion Road in Oneonta. No services are scheduled for Wednesday night.

ORIGINAL:  Members of Valley Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Remlap had just celebrated the church’s 111th birthday, but now they may have to rebuild.

The church’s pastor, Jeff Logan, says he thinks the church is a total loss.

Valley Grove Baptist Church was unoccupied at the time of the fire.Pastor Logan reports that he plans to find a new space and other churches have offered space temporarily.

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