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Future of Brevard’s Chapel still uncertain


DENVER — A pastor is still trying to save Brevard’s Chapel United Methodist Church, a historically black place of worship built in the 1870s.  Because of declining membership and inability to pay dues, the United Methodist Church (UMC) closed the building in July.  Pastor L’Tanya Perry, a Charlotte native who attended church there while growing up, recently submitted a purchase […]

Last stand for Brevard’s Chapel United Methodist


DENVER – Growing up, Charlotte native L’Tanya Perry and her family went to Brevard’s Chapel United Methodist Church in Denver every week for worship services. Now, the 150-year-old congregations that one of her ancestors helped found could become the property of another church.  Brevard’s Chapel was built in the early 1870s, soon after the end of the Civil War, by […]