PATERSON, NJ - On February 27 Paterson’s Christ Temple suffered extensive damage when a fire ripped through it and neighboring buildings.

Members, however, never lost faith and, through the support of Paterson Public Schools, continued to worship at JFK High School.

On Sunday, after months of being displaced, they will be “march back” into their own pews in their renovated sanctuary, as Reverend Weldon McWilliams IV leads a special service “Fanning the Flame” beginning at 10:00 a.m.

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“We couldn’t wait for this day to arrive,” an invitation said. “This is not only a celebration but a powerful display of the impact of God’s power, love, and our faith to overcome the fight.”

Members and friends are invited to meet at the corner of Hopper Street and Haledon Avenue. 


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