By Connie Davis Bushey
News Editor, Baptist and Reflector
HARRIMAN — “We didn’t have church inside the building, but we had church in the community,” explained Wendell Edmonds, youth pastor, Walnut Hill Baptist Church here, after the church canceled Sunday activities to respond to victims of a fatal fire.
On April 17, a Sunday, at about 3 a.m., Edmonds, who also is a Harriman Fire Department chaplain, was awakened by a notification on his smart phone from the Fire Department. Soon Edmonds, a retired fireman and policeman, arrived at the fire, which was blazing less than a block from the church. [Read more…]