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By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

Old church building given new life


Stephanie Thompson

Kyle Taylor drills holes through the wood in what will eventually become a new bathroom.

Many passersby may have noticed the old Monroe Baptist Church is receiving a facelift, but that's not all that's happening.

Inside, many renovations are also taking place. All of this is occurring to prepare the church for a reopening. With a new name already picked out, the Living Hope Church is being renovated from the outside in.

Pastor Rondie Taylor said the over the next few months the church will have been visited by six groups of volunteer groups. The volunteer group's purpose is to get the Southern Baptist church ready to reopen.

The first volunteer chew to arrive in Green River wer...

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