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Historic Fayetteville Church Hosts Holiday Open House

FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM)– Son’s Chapel held their first holiday open house Sunday (Dec. 4). The historic Fayetteville church collected canned goods to do...
FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM)-- Son's Chapel held their first holiday open house Sunday (Dec. 4).

The historic Fayetteville church collected canned goods to donate to local food banks for the holidays.

Members are hoping to bring in new faces from the community to join the chapel group.

"We're trying to find new ways to open up the iconic chapel to more people in the community," said Historian Trisha Beland.

In the early 1920's, 20  women joined and decided to raise funds to build a community chapel for the area.

Over the course of 10 years the women were able to raise enough money and the single-story rustic structure was completed in 1939.

Long-time member Susie McCrae remembers spending her time at the church when it first opened.

"The people here were family, they weren't kin but they were family," said McCrae.

The 35-member group keeps the founding spirit of charity and community involvement alive by hosting a soup and salad lunch every third Tuesday.