FORMER PASTORS IN MIDST OF TRAGEDY

By LORETTA FULTON

Both Steve Brooks and Amy Wilson Feltz are gone from Abilene’s Aldersgate United Methodist Church but Sunday, they were on the minds of many in the pews.

Brooks is pastor of First UMC in Midland and Feltz is pastor of St. Paul’s UMC in El Paso, both near sites of unthinkable violence just weeks apart.

On Aug. 3, a gunman killed 22 people and injured 24 at a Walmart in El Paso, about a mile from Feltz’ home and church. On Saturday, another gunman killed seven and wounded 25 more in the Midland/Odessa area.

Read complete story by Loretta Fulton in Abilene Reporter-News

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