A year after COVID interrupted Easter services, churches are finding the way back

Tim Lockette, The Anniston Star, Ala.
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Apr. 2—For Rev. Sam Fordham, Easter Sunday will be an advanced class in how to hold church in the middle of a disaster.

COVID-19, which canceled Easter services last year for many Alabamians, is still out there. And the parking lot of Oak Bowery Baptist Church, where Fordham preaches in Ohatchee, is now crowded with trucks and vans, a nerve center of the recovery effort from the March 25 tornado.

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Capitol & statewide reporter Tim Lockette: 256-294-4193. On Twitter @TLockette_Star.