Abilene's Christian Service Center Gets an Upgrade

In April of 2016, Abilene's Christian Service Center burned to the ground. 
 
"I was shocked and sad because I thought of all the work that's happened here to help the community," commented Jim Clark, the director of the facility. 
 
Community members as well as volunteers and staff were heartbroken. 
 
"It was just tough to see the memories we had created in that specific place," commented Odell Wilson, who works at the Christian Service Center. 
 
However the group didn't give up and in fact moved to occupy the old Meals on Wheels building right next door. 
 
Since then they have continued to assist those in need like they've been doing from this location since 1968. 
 
"So a lot of wonderful ministry occurred on this lot for nearly 60 years," continued Jim. 
 
Now however, it's time for the group to make a move. 
 
The new building, which is just a few blocks west of their current headquarters will upgrade the group from 4,000 square feet to over 20,000 square feet. 
 
The building, a remodeled church, will also feature a larger pantry and more room for volunteers. 
 
"This room will be so much better for our ministry, because we can do more and help more people," finished Jim. 

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