The church is being sold because of a dwindling congregation, another sign of the changing face of mainline houses of worship across the nation.
Protestant flocks are shrinking, being replaced by other denominations and religions. Lakeside is being sold to a Muslim community....
The church is being sold to the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, an Islamic religious movement that believes the long-awaited Messiah arrived more than a century ago.
Akram Khalid, president of the York/Harrisburg Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the Ahamdiyya Muslim community, said his group plans to use the building almost immediately “as is.”
I wonder how long that steeple will last.