Church rebuilding efforts in full swing after tornado struck 8 months ago

Church rebuilding efforts in full swing after tornado struck 8 months ago
The Mt. Zion Baptist church is rebuilding after an EF2 tornado struck in March of 2019. (Source: Photo source; Mike Mohundro, KFVS)

PADUCAH, Ky. (KFVS) - The Mt. Zion Baptist Church near Paducah is well in the rebuilding phase after a tornado ripped through it eight months ago.

In just the past two months, they have reopened the renovated preschool facility and have renovated some of the classrooms.

Here are side-by-side pictures of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church near Paducah, KY, 8 months ago and today. In March, the...

Posted by Mike Mohundro KFVS on Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Mt. Zion Baptist Church Senior Pastor Wes Conner said it's great to see progress each day.

"It's just awesome to be able to see the preschool back," Conner said. "To see the educational wing being worked on day-by-day and to see our worship services be full. Just being able to look to the future now and start to anticipate, with great excitement, what the Lord is going to do to help us rebuild the new Mt. Zion."

They are also working with consultants for the design of a new sanctuary and hope to have plans completed in the near future.

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