Going Up – Leaders dig in on elevator project for century-old church


Volunteers and workers gather outside at Ebbert Memorial United Methodist Church.

SPRINGFIELD – Members of the Ebbert Memorial United Methodist Church at 532 C St. in Springfield on Jan. 11 broke ground for a new elevator project that will allow Americans with Disabilities Act-approved access to all major building areas.

The church has been fundraising for three years to pay for the five-stop elevator. The group has $30,000 left to raise for the $458,000 project.


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