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Churches join forces on service day

5/2/2013 - West Side Leader
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By Staff Writer

Photo courtesy of Faith Lutheran Church
FAIRLAWN — On April 13, Faith Lutheran Church and St. Hilary Catholic Church joined together for a service activity.

About 140 members, including children and youths from both churches, worked at nine different service organizations in the Akron area for a “Day of Service.”

Some of the work that was done included building a house with Habitat for Humanity;clearing debris and garden work at the International Institute, shown above; making lunches for the 125 people working on a Habitat for Humanity house; distributing food at the Ozanam Center; and working at OPEN M, ACCESS and South Street Ministries. 

This day concluded a Lenten speaker series titled “Journey for Justice.”

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