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Firefighters respond to blaze at Memorial Drive Church of Christ in Tulsa, Okla.

'We ask that you all pray this evening ... while the elders and staff meet to pray, praise and make a plan to move forward," the church says.

Firefighters responded early Wednesday to an overnight blaze at the Memorial Drive Church of Christ in Tulsa, Okla.

“So many have already asked what they can do to help,” the church said on its Facebook page. “For now, we ask that you all pray this evening at 6:30 while the elders and staff meet to pray, praise and make a plan to move forward. Thank you all so much!”

“We don’t take the damage and the difficulties lightly,” retired longtime minister Terry Rush said. “Yet these do not run our world. Neither will they rob us of our joy.”

EARLY MORNING CHURCH FIREFire has worked its way through our church building. Beginning around 4:00 this morning,…

Posted by Terry Rush on Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Damage from this morning's fire.

Posted by Memorial Drive Church of Christ on Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Church Family — by now you have probably seen the news of the early morning fire at the building. Fire officials are…

Posted by Memorial Drive Church of Christ on Wednesday, July 24, 2019

This is a breaking news report and will be updated with additional details.

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