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After Harvey’s deluges, Texans head to worship services

Harvey church services

Kimberlie Jones and her daughter, Kathryn, pray at the First Baptist Church in Rockport, Texas, as husband and father Senior Pastor Scott Jones leads a service.

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Harvey church services

Despite extensive damage to it’s building, the First Baptist Church in Rockport encouraged worshippers to bring their own chairs for a service outside, a week after Hurricane Harvey.

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Harvey church services

Julie Lynch, 56, is consoled as she weeps during Sunday service at the First Baptist Church in  Rockport. Lynch’s house was gutted by Hurricane Harvey.

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Harvey church services

The First Baptist Church conducts a service outside.

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Harvey church services

Mary and K.C. Kimbrough of Rockport attend the outdoor service. 

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Harvey church services

Prayers during the outdoor service following the storm. 

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Harvey church services

Ken Garrett, right, hugs Youth Pastor Jordan Mims after they both delivered prayers on the grounds of the First Baptist Church.

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Jordan Mims, and his son, Ian, listen as Ken Garrett delivers a prayer. 

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