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  • African American church embraces Hispanic neighbors

    April 8 2016 by Megan Sweas, LifeWay Christian Resources | with 0 comments
    African American church embraces Hispanic neighbors

    St. Stephen Missionary Baptist Church, a 4,000-member church with a 51-year history, has seen their city’s demographics change dramatically. Years ago, the neighborhood surrounding St. Stephen was primarily African American. Latino residents now account for 85 percent of the city’s population. They want to remain relevant and reach their transitioning neighborhoods.

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