"What a fantastic church to set up a shelter during these cold nights!!! I stopped there this evening and it was full of people and pets. That is the true Christianity I have been searching to see." -Facebook user Jessica Huff
(Alabama)—[Faithwire.com] The majority of the continental U.S. is experiencing temperatures even more frigid than usual, and those most vulnerable to the cold are people without homes. (Photo: Screen grab via WAFF/via Faithwire.com)
The cold is even affecting states in the South, prompting one church in Alabama to find a creative way to combat homelessness amid dangerously low temperatures.
The Grateful Life Community Church in Huntsville has transformed its building into a warming center, providing unconventional resources to the homeless such as haircuts and medicine as well as food, warm clothes, and somewhere safe to sleep.
"We welcome all of God's children; all races, religions, orientations, and gender identities are welcome to join us," according to a GoFundMe campaign set up by the church...
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