(405) 425-5070

Tornado damages Church of Christ building in Georgia


The meeting place of the Adairsville Church of Christ was damaged heavily by a Jan. 30 tornado. (Photo provided)

The east wing of a Church of Christ building in north Georgia was destroyed during a round of deadly tornadoes that swept through the Southeast Jan. 30.
The Adairsville Church of Christ sustained heavy damage in the storm. Church member Jeremy Barton sent photos of the devastation.
We will post additional information as we get it.
Here’s more on the storm from the Associated Press:

WSB-TV in Atlanta aired footage of an enormous funnel cloud bearing down on Adairsville. Winds flattened homes and wiped out parts of a big manufacturing plant in the city about 60 miles northwest of Atlanta. Pieces of insulation dangled from trees and power poles. A bank lost a big chunk of its roof.
Anthony Raines, 51, was killed when a tree crashed down on his mobile home, crushing him on his bed, Bartow County Coroner Joel Guyton said. Nine other people were hospitalized for minor injuries, authorities said.

Read the full story.

Another view of the storm damage to the Adairsville Church of Christ building. (Photo provided)

Youths hold the sign of the Adairsville Church of Christ, blown from its housing by a Jan. 30 tornado. (Photo provided)

  • Feedback
    Greetings, Brethren & Sisters in Christ,
    May God strenghen you all to continue to press toward the mark/goal for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus. Be strong in the power of His might. I pray God continue to shower His blessing of grace, mercy, and love upon you all til the end.
    Please don’t hesitate to let me know how I might be able to help you.
    With Christian Love,
    Sister Beverly A. Perkins
    Forest Park CoC, Forest Prk, GA
    Beverly A. Perkins
    March, 11 2013

Filed under: Breaking News News Extras Photos and Videos

Don’t miss out on more stories like this.

Subscribe today to receive more inspiring articles like this one delivered straight to your inbox twice a month.

Did you enjoy this article?

Your donation helps us not only keep our quality of journalism high, but helps us continue to reach more people in the Churches of Christ community.

$
Personal Info

Dedicate this Donation

In Honor/Memory of Details

Card Notification Details

Credit Card Info
This is a secure SSL encrypted payment.
Billing Details

Donation Total: $3 One Time