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Sutherland Springs church pastor says he's struggling to deal with his grief

Frank Pomeroy, pastor of the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, talked to the New York Times about dealing with his grief from the attack.

Two Texas Churches, Linked by Tragedy Amid the Pews

3 days agoNews : NYTimes: News

Baptist churches in the Texas towns of Daingerfield and Sutherland Springs have become sister congregations, linked by eerily similar attacks 37 years apart.

How Media Obsession With Body Counts Could Actually Motivate the Next Mass Shooter

The day after the gun massacre at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, filmmaker Michael Moore—whose 2002 documentary “Bowling for Columbine” tackled that watershed mass shooting—took note of a particular fact. “As of yesterday,” he told his millions of Twitter followers, “Columbine is no longer one of the 10 worst mass shootings in US […]

Texas Church Is Transformed Into Poignant Memorial For Mass Shooting Victims

last weekNews : The Cutline

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas ? One week after it became the site of the deadliest mass shooting in modern Texas shooting, the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs reopened to the public on Sunday.

A week after Texas shooting, worshipers gather to 'choose light'

last weekNews : The Cutline

By Lisa Maria Garza SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - Congregants of the First Baptist Church in the Texas hamlet of Sutherland Springs gathered in a white tent on Sunday for their first service since a gunman opened fire last week in an attack that officials said had a death toll of 26, including an unborn fetus. Show More Summary

A Week After Mass Shooting, Texas Church To Open As A Memorial

last weekNews : The Two-Way

The First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs will reopen to pay tribute to the victims of Sunday's massacre. "It is our hope that this will be healing for everyone," the associate pastor says.

Photos of the week: 11/3 - 11/10

last weekNews : The Cutline

The week was marred by tragedy after a gunman opened fire on the congregation at Sutherland Springs First Baptist Church in Texas on Sunday.

Texas town holds first Sunday service since church attack

Hundreds of people gathered in the tiny town of Sutherland Springs for the first Sunday service since a gunman stormed the First Baptist Church and killed more than two-dozen people in the worst mass shooting in Texas history. Pastor Frank Pomeroy led an emotional sermon that called on mourners to worship in the face of evil.

Sutherland Spring holds first burials after massacre at First Baptist Church

last weekNews : The Raw Story

The tiny Texas town reeling from a gun massacre that killed 26 churchgoers buried the first of the victims on Saturday, in a remote cemetery where a series of funerals is being held this week. Richard Rodriguez, 64, and his wife, Therese, 66, both cancer survivors, were buried in a corner of...

Texas Church to Be Razed After Massacre

The First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas, will be razed after Sundays mass shooting that killed 26 people and injured 20 others, its pastor told the Southern Baptist Convention Thursday.

Residents of Texas town feel helpless after church shooting

2 weeks agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Volunteers donated blood at a community hall and others stocked the refrigerator and laid out loaves of bread at a food pantry as the stunned community of Sutherland Springs struggled to recover from the shooting at a Baptist church that left more than two dozen dead.

Texas church where 26 were killed in mass shooting to be permanently closed, says pastor

2 weeks agoNews : The Cutline

Pastor Frank Pomeroy of the First Baptist of Sutherland Springs told the Wall Street Journal that services would continue as usual in a community centre down the road. “There’s too many [people] that do not want to go back in there,” he said of the church building, where a lone gunman opened fire on Sunday. Mr Pomeroy’s daughter was killed in the shooting.

DEAR SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, YOU DESERVE AN APOLOGY FROM THE NEWS MEDIA: The massacre at the First Bapt…

DEAR SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, YOU DESERVE AN APOLOGY FROM THE NEWS MEDIA: The massacre at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs was the worst mass shooting in modern Texas history. Like Las Vegas before it, the number of casualties alone makes it an event that necessitates coverage. Oftentimes, explaining what happened can prompt others to lend […]

Pastor Of Texas Church Hopes To Demolish, Rebuild Site After Shooting

The First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs may join other mass shooting sites that have sought new beginnings after tragedy.

Texas pastor who lost child in shooting wants to tear church down

2 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

The bullet-riddled First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs will be replaced by a memorial garden under Rev. Frank Pomeroy's proposal.

Texas church, site of deadly massacre, to be demolished

2 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

Frank Pomeroy told convention leaders that conducting services at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs would be too painful.        

A 'good guy' with a gun could not stop 26 innocents from dying

To the editor: Your headline seems to imply that having neighbors with guns is a good thing because Stephen Willeford — the “good guy” neighbor of the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas — was able to wound mass killer Devin Kelley. (“In Texas, a good guy with a gun took on a bad...

Maybe Republicans Will Do Something About Gun Violence Now

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage NYT: Assessing the grim toll of the massacre in Sutherland Springs, Tex., sheriff’s deputies found 22 of the bodies inside the First Baptist Church, but by their reasoning, one more victim died there—inside the womb ofShow More Summary

Church Security: How Do We Keep Our Churches Safe in a World Where Evil Is Present?

As we think through how to keep our people safe, we remember that our hope is secure in God. The shooting at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs continues to shock the nation. As stories of the victims begin to filter out into...Show More Summary

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