[an error occurred while processing this directive]
BBC News
watch One-Minute World News
Last Updated: Sunday, 2 November, 2003, 16:17 GMT
Special service after church fire
Fire damage at Holy Trinity Church, Little Dawley, Telford
The fire was started deliberately
A special service has taken place a week after a Shropshire church was badly damaged in an arson attack.

Worshippers arrived at the Holy Trinity Church in Little Dawley in Telford last Sunday to find a fire had destroyed part of the Victorian building's roof.

A joint service was held at Little Dawley's Methodist Church.

Reverend Robert Reedshaw, the Methodist minister for Telford, said it was a time for churchgoers to unite.

"It's devastating to hear about any sort of fire.

"You never know how or when it could be your church, so we were absolutely devastated."




SEE ALSO:
Arson attack on church
26 Oct 03  |  Shropshire


RELATED INTERNET LINKS:
The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites


PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

News Front Page | Africa | Americas | Asia-Pacific | Europe | Middle East | South Asia
UK | Business | Entertainment | Science/Nature | Technology | Health
Have Your Say | In Pictures | Week at a Glance | Country Profiles | In Depth | Programmes
Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific