Dennis Johnson, one of the members of the cemetery association, stands inside Frank Lake Covenant Church. The 112-year-old church, top, has been purchased by Kathy Weckwerth, executive director of Best Life Ministries. The church will serve as the home base for Weckwerth's Best Life Ministry. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
A new life, a new ministry for Frank Lake Covenant Church in Swift County, Minn.
MURDOCK -- Prayer and a little publicity helped connect a doomed country church with a buyer.
A dollar and a hymn sung in Swedish sealed the deal.
The result is that the Frank Lake Covenant Church, which was listed for sale on craigslist and could have eventually been demolished, will have a new life and a new ministry in a new home just 20 miles away.
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