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St. John Lutheran Church in Wadena held a service Sunday despite a large hole in its roof and extensive damage to its building.

Hole in roof didn't stop church service

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Despite a hole in the roof and restrictions on traffic around St. John Lutheran Church in southwest Wadena, the congregation held its regular service Sunday.


The Rev. Stephen Meltzer said it was important for the congregation and other community members to gather despite the devastation throughout town.

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