New pastor plans to help Freedom Hill 'replant' as church
February 17, 2021
Helping churches rebuild is not a new experience for Jeff Dankenbring.
And that's what he's in Sweet Home to do: Help "replant" Freedom Hill Church, which has seen a decline in attendance and vitality in recent years.
"The church body sees that we need a fresh start, you know – we need to start over," Dankenbring said.
He and his wife Simone arrived in Sweet Home from Salem last fall, though they've been attending at Freedom Hill since September. They moved to town in November, though Dankenbring, who'll soon turn 50, continues with his full-time job with the state Department of Admini...