Churches Merge, Close in Baltimore – Fascinating Article

http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/bs-md-religious-consolidations-20171010-htmlstory.html But with attendance stagnating, maintenance costs rising and the population of Christians from which to draw shrinking, the two have decided to join forces. If the Baltimore Presbytery gives its approval next month, they’ll become one congregation before the end of the year, bringing more than 280 worshippers and 230 years of history together…