Rental contract allows New Mexico church to focus on mission
Aging infrastructure has forced many Episcopal congregations across the country to sink money into the repair of decaying church buildings, when they would rather spend money on mission work ...
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#1 Jul 29, 2011
from Episcopal News Service:
"San Gabriel is a parochial mission church founded in the fall of 2005 by parishioners of St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church in Albuquerque. Twelve members wanted to extend an Episcopal presence into western Albuquerque, where few churches were located, without the responsibility of buying or building and maintaining a structure.
"But the journey has been a bumpy one.
"The founding members rented space in a golf course meeting room, a recreation center and a martial arts center, but each of those rental agreements ended, for various reasons."
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