By Jean A. Flanagan
Moorefield Examiner –
“It’s always been about the children. When the current church was built, it was to expand children’s Sunday School programs. And we’re at that point again.”
Rev. Dr. Jay Parkins, pastor of Duffey Memorial United Methodist Church, explained the reason the congregation is expanding the church, shortly before the groundbreaking, held Sunday, June 1.
The church is located at the corner of Winchester and Elm streets in Moorefield. A church has been on that site since 1850.
“We have close to 85 kids here every Tuesday, September through April, for AWANA and we