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Church of Slain Pastor Resumes Services

The First Baptist Church of Maryville, Ill., has resumed services a week after their pastor was gunned down in the midst of service. Rev. Fred Winters was killed when a gunman fired upon him after a brief exchange of words. For their first service since the tragedy, the church brought in a guest speaker, Rev. Al Meredith, whose own church experienced a shooting in 1999. Meredith told the congregation, “You’re never gonna get over this, but with God’s grace you’re gonna get through it.”

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