Rising from the ashes: St. John celebrates paying off mortgage 17 years after previous church burned down

“God has been very good and gracious to us. He saw us through a devastating fire 17 years ago,” said Senior Pastor Paul Mumme.

Katrina Milton

Katrina J.E. Milton

Award-winning reporter and photographer for Shaw Media publications, including The Daily Chronicle and The MidWeek newspapers in DeKalb County, Illinois, since 2012.