Members of an East Texas congregation are thankful no one was hurt when the ceiling came crashing down into the sanctuary earlier this week.
A large chunk of the ceiling collapsed into the sanctuary at the First United Methodist Church in Carthage sometime Tuesday night, filling the pews with plaster and insulation.
Fortunately, there was no one in the sanctuary at the time.
Cropper says they will repair and recover. For now, services will be held in the activity building.
He hopes to be back in the main sanctuary in time for Christmas.
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