Crews demolish Mt. Calvary Baptist Church

Mt. Calvary Baptist Church on Atlantic Street was demolished Tuesday. Its roof collapsed in December and its members have had to hold church at Memorial Baptist Church on Sterling Street. Mt. Calvary’s Pastor Rev. Raphael D. Montgomery said they plan to build a new church at the same location. (Sun photo by Matt Hollis)

Sometimes, things must be torn down for something better to take its place. Such is the case with Mt. Calvary Baptist Church on 501 S. Atlantic St. 

The church’s roof collapsed in December. Rev. Raphael D. Montgomery, a lifelong member who has led the church since 2011, said they do not know what caused the collapse. 

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