Silsbee Union Baptist Church gets a much-needed new home with the help of Volunteer Christian Builders, a national non-profit organization whose ministry is simply to “build for Christ.”
The small white church on 21st Street was built by founding pastor Leroy Dearmon, who enlisted a woman known as “Mother Banks” – a local carpenter who had built four other churches in the area – to do the work.
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