PBS – Church Relocation

Louisiana church sanctuary FBC Abita Springs historic church


Pastor Jerel Keene of Louisiana Church in Abita Springs, Louisiana needed a permanent church building for his Southern Baptist congregation. The search led him all the way to rural Nova Scotia to a 200-year-old Anglican church whose dwindling number of parishioners had put it up for sale. The church was disassembled and shipped over 2,000 miles, and now it is being rebuilt by Keene’s congregation under the guidance of a timber frame specialist. read more