Paid in full


The Family Life Center, 8,000 square feet, includes a full kitchen and church offices.
A mortgage-burning ritual at Mooreland United Methodist Church celebrates full payment for the Family Life Center, pictured at top. Presiding at the ceremony Dec. 18 were Treasurer Jim Walling, left, and Pastor Marvin Hudson. The $1.1 million cost for the building was paid with pledges and a $175,000 mortgage. The 10-year note was paid off in 50 months, reported member Debbie Hargis.