Congregation forced to move after Macon church burns down

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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A Macon church burned down early Tuesday morning.

God’s Power Church of Christ sits at the corner of Mosley Avenue and Cedar Avenue.

Macon-Bibb Fire Investigator Sgt. Ben Gleaton says they’re still investigating the cause of the fire.

The Assistant Pastor, Jeanette Dudley, says they are a small church, but a strong one.

"We have second location, which is in Danville, Georgia," said Dudley.

The congregation will have services there.

"We are taught to endure hardness as a good soldier," said Dudley. "So that’s what we’re doing. We’re enduring this. And we know that regardless of the bad situation, God is working it all for our good."

Dudley seemed optimistic they would rebuild the church, but couldn’t be sure.

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Sean Franklin joined the 41NBC news team in November of 2013. He’s originally from Marietta, Georgia. He graduated from Marietta High School in 2009 and loves returning home any chance he gets. Sean moved up to Knoxville, Tennessee after high school, where he graduated from the University of Tennessee in 2013 with a B.S. in Journalism and Electronic Media. While in college, he interned at WVLT-TV Local 8 News in Knoxville. He eventually moved to Assignment Desk Editor on the weekends. Sean loves hanging with friends and family, playing guitar and taking photos. Sean’s looking forward to telling stories about Middle Georgia. If you have any story ideas, feel free to get in touch! sfranklin@41NBC.com.