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Burmese church buys former Wesley Memorial building in Westview
Burmese church buys former Wesley Memorial building in Westview

The Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church on Johnnycake Road has been vacant since 2011. But the 30,000-square-foot building near the Baltimore National Pike intersection will soon be occupied after the Chin Baptist Mission Church purchased the building for $2.7 million. The sale was finalized on Dec. 17, according to Larry Lichtenauer, a spokesman for NAI KLNB, a commercial real estate services company with headquarters in Towson that brokered the deal. According to its website, the Chin Baptist Mission Church was established in 1997 by seven men who resettled in the Washington, D.C. area from Burma (Myanmar). It has about 500 members with a congregation that is...

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