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FBC Wetumpka Picking Up the Pieces After Tornado Hits Church, Surrounding Community

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Some 500 members and friends of First Baptist Church Wetumpka packed the Wetumpka Civic Center this morning (Jan. 20) for worship as daylight revealed the extent of the damage to the church and surrounding area by a tornado that struck around 3 p.m. Jan. 19.

FBC Wetumpka pastor James Troglen brought a message from Job to those gathered, reminding them that “we have seen a lot of good things from the Lord, so we shouldn’t be too disappointed when bad things happen.”

Unofficial reports from the National Weather Service indicate a high-end EF-2 tornado some 300 yards wide with winds of 120-130 miles per hour was the cause of the damage. Another brief EF-1 tornado was confirmed near Tyler in Dallas County before crossing into Autauga County and dissipating, the National Weather Service reported on Twitter. (continued…)

Read the full article as originally published by The Alabama Baptist newspaper – https://www.thealabamabaptist.org/fbc-wetumpka-picking-up-the-pieces-after-tornado-hits-church-surrounding-community/

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