Lighthouse church celebrates 75th anniversary


April 20, 2023

Courtesy of Lighthouse Assembly of God

Lots were bought in 1978 on Gauffin and Lake Street to build the Lighthouse Assembly of God Church that is now a local landmark.

The Lighthouse Assembly of God church is a well-loved landmark in Petersburg, both to those who attend service there and to those who simply enjoy the sight of it. Inside, there is a large stage that hosted live music for a good part of the Assembly of God's 75th anniversary celebration service Sunday night. The anniversary program included much standing and clapping, with a few chances to sit down and hear some of the stories that have come out of the church over the years.

The Assembly of God organization began working in Petersburg in 1948, out of the home of Earl Benett Sr, with Charle...

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