Fir Lawn church to be sold
Building damaged in February fire; members worship at Methodist church
June 7, 2023
Three months after an arson fire destroyed a portion of their building, Fir Lawn Lutheran Church members have decided to sell it.
Church spokeswoman Patty Holk said that the congregation, which numbers about 15 active members, has decided "that we cannot financially support that building" and has been negotiating with a real estate agent on how to go about selling it.
The church's office area and foyer were destroyed in the fire, which was reported shortly after 1:30 a.m. Saturday morning, Feb. 25. Sweet Home Police Department officers and firefighters arrived to find the foyer area fully...