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Christian Heritage Week Event Held At Capitol

Reported by: Send eMail Kera Mashek
Web Producer: Heath Harrison
Also Contributing: Shelby Spradling
Reported: Nov. 30, 2013 9:15 PM EST
Updated: Nov. 30, 2013 10:25 PM EST

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Christian Heritage Week
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Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia

Christians were celebrating their faith this week in West Virginia.

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin proclaimed the week of Thanksgiving "American's Christian Heritage Week.”

To celebrate, a church service was held Saturday in the state Capitol rotunda.

There was song and special time for prayer to encourage West Virginians who are struggling with job loss, illness and other issues.

"It's a historical event of faith, hope and love,” evangelist Dan Hensley said. “It's for everyone to come here and have a church service at the West Virginia state Capitol, and to really take a stand as Christian people. Let our government know we're still alive and we're still here."



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