New Yorkers give the Holland Community Church a facelift
copyright the Chronicle August 19, 2015
by Nathalie Gagnon-Joseph
HOLLAND — The Holland Community Church got a makeover last week when a team from New York drove up to repaint, refurbish, and generally spiff up the place.
“It’s absolutely overwhelming,” said Vi Hauver, a member of the church. “They were just beyond words.”
“I’ve known these people for a good number of years,” Holland Community Church Pastor John Genco said. “I was ordained through the organization that they are a part of.”
When he discovered that there was a mission team, he called and applied to get help with construction work.
Jason Newell was the leader of about 20 people from Smithtown Gospel Tabernacle Church in Smithtown, New York, who…To read the rest of this article, and all the Chronicle‘s stories, subscribe:
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