Donegal E-news October 22

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Unparalleled times transform a beloved tradition into drive-through community mission

On June 21, Howard and Vernon Odom, a well-known 42-year news anchor from the ABC television affiliate in Philadelphia, sat in front of the sanctuary and had an open dialogue about everything from why these racial tensions are different than those in the past to where do the conversations go from here. Aside from being a well-respected journalist, Vernon is also the son of an American civil rights leader and the grandson of a man who was born into slavery in the 1850s and later became a physician.

Columbia Presbyterian Church, a small congregation that averages less than 50 people in attendance on Sunday mornings, has been supporting its Hands Across the Street (HAS) ministry since 2009, an initiative that provides food, clothing and shelter for the less fortunate in the Columbia, PA, area.