Historic black church in new football stadium’s path has a new homeFriendship Baptist Church celebrated the opening of its new building Sunday, a few blocks away from the former church site. STEPHANNIE STOKES / WABE
By STEPHANNIE STOKES, WABE
A church torn down for the construction of Mercedes-Benz Stadium has a new home.
The congregation of Friendship Baptist Church celebrated Sunday, starting with a walk from the old site to the new. Fifty or so people joined the march, beginning at Mitchell Street, where Friendship Baptist stood before it was demolished three years ago.
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