That's until one member decided to donate $100,000 but only if the congregation matched. "That inspired another member to donate $100,000 to match, and we've raised nearly, if not half, of what we need," said Daily.
A nearly 8,000 square-foot addition will create a main entrance where people can gather, put in elevators, a covered entrance, and improve classrooms for Sunday School among other things.
Pastor Jean Pagliaro said the new addition will serve not only the congregation but the entire community.
The church plans to start building the addition next month, with the hopes of having it complete for Christmas.
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