In Old East Dallas, a Fire Threatens the Glue That Binds a Neighborhood Together

For Lutherans, like most Christians, there is no higher point in the year than Easter Sunday. The arrival of spring mixes with the memory of the resurrection to make it a day of hope and faith.Maybe that's why early the next morning, standing in the street near an old church, Mita Havlick felt more like crying.She had rushed to the Emanuel Lutheran Church in Old East Dallas, where a church has stood since 1923, to find firefighters working to save an even older building next door. The Emanuel Lutheran parsonage, erected in 1922, was totaled in the fire.  Continue reading...

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