First Baptist Church
Worshippers and elected officials gathered to commemorate the new space as the names of the victims were read.
No one saw the Sutherland Springs massacre coming. But the signs were there.
The Holcombe family's losses account for one-third of the Sutherland Springs shooting deaths.
Pews were replaced with 26 handcrafted chairs that marked where worshippers were slain.
Last Sunday, members of First Baptist Church were gunned down in their pews. This Sunday, survivors worshipped under a tent.
Shortly before Haley Krueger, 16, was slain in a massacre, she wrote about heaven in her notebook.
The First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs may join other mass shooting sites that have sought new beginnings after tragedy.
Texas is among a majority of states with "fetal homicide laws" on the books.
In memory of the victims we must go forward with a new resolve to reform gun laws that contribute to death and sorrow. For
“What can we say? Nothing."