Church breaks ground
Published 08/08/2009, Grand Forks Herald
Surrounded by a crowd of witnesses, Bishop Michael Cole prayed as he stepped into a dream he’s long held: “I pray that God will hallow this ground.” Then Cole, Grand Forks Mayor Michael Brown and other friends and church members helped Cole push down and lift out the first shovel-full of earth on what will be a 25,000-square-foot church building that will also serve as a community center along 42nd Street South, just north of the new Marriott hotel.Word count: 548
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