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New Albany Church Wins Cook Cup
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Indiana Landmarks recognizes the outstanding restoration of Second Baptist Church, an Underground Railroad landmark.

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Grant Allows Peru Church to Offer Warm(er) Welcome
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A grant from our Sacred Places Indiana program recently helped the congregation of a modest church in Peru save its historic windows.

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The Struggle to Save Sacred Spaces
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Indiana Landmarks is working with residents and parishioners in Whiting to avert demolition and save two historic churches for a new purpose.

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Saint Paul’s UMC Celebrates Restored Historic Organ
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Saint Paul’s United Methodist Church in South Bend debuts its original 1901 Bennett organ after a nearly $500,000 restoration.

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Resurrecting a Historic Church
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Call it happenstance or maybe divine intervention. When the quaint old Church of the Brethren in Roann desperately needed a savior, Valerie Wilcox stepped in.

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A Mission Inspired by History
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Guided by our Sacred Places Indiana program, the congregation of Hobart First United Methodist Church turned to its historic building for inspiration in renewing its commitment to community service.

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Reviving Sacred Places
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Indiana Landmarks’ Sacred Places Indiana aids congregations planning a future for their historic houses of worship by providing intensive training on everything from fundraising to building maintenance to organizational planning.

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Adaptive Use is Former Church’s Saving Grace
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Previously threatened with demolition, Phillips Temple in Indianapolis survives thanks to preservation advocacy and creative reuse.

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Congregations Unite to Save Four Historic Churches
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Four Catholic parishes in southeast Indiana found strength in numbers and applied their collective resources to preserve and restore four beloved community churches.

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