St. Stephen's, Culpeper condemned due to earthquake

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Culpeper VA, near the epicenter of today's quake, has suffered extensive damage. According to reports the "the Nave has been separated from the Narthex". The local building inspector has condemned the building.

According to a report on Twitter:

Our beloved St. Stephen's Episcopal, Culpeper, VA has sustained extensive damage and has been condemned by the town building inspector. They said it can be repaired, but it will take a fair amount of time. We were able to retrieve items needed for services, which will continue as scheduled in the Parish Hall.
Comments (1)

Oh, sad. Prayers for St Stephen's, as they re-build.

JC Fisher

Add your comments

(If you haven't left a comment here before, you may need to be approved by the site owner before your comment will appear. Until then, it won't appear on the entry. Thanks for waiting.)

Reminder: At Episcopal Café, we hope to establish an ethic of transparency by requiring all contributors and commentators to make submissions under their real names. For more details see our Feedback Policy.

Advertising Space