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St. Timothy's congregation keeps the faith
St. Timothy's congregation keeps the faith

Building a new faith community isn't easy, as members of St. Timothy's Church have found. Since members of the formerly Episcopal congregation voted to join the Catholic Church in February 2013, they've lost their historic church and seen friends go their separate ways, all the while wondering when a permanent pastor would be assigned to lead them. "It's been a tough year," said Emory Stagmer, a music minister and former elder in the Episcopal church. "In some ways, it's been a little bit of a downtime," he added. They miss their beautiful old stone church that dates back to the 1800s — and all the other facilities on the property...