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New church to celebrate Easter
By Linda Lattanzio,
Leader Staff Writer
Glad Tidings of Austin will celebrate Easter and the renewal of God’s promise to all men with the opening of its newest branch, Grace Alive, in Liberty Hill. The new Assembly of God Christian family purchased the old Liberty Chapel (more recently Resurrection Life) facility on Highway 29 just west of town, almost directly across from Liberty Hill Cemetery. The 30-year-old facility was first constructed and dedicated by Larry Donahue. That Donahue was the same man that started Glad Tidings of Austin. Which brings the facility full circle. In recognition of this special man, the church building is being rededicated to him and his memory.
Pastor Dawn Slack first started Grace Alive eight years ago with Bible stories held at her home.
“Two years ago they (Resurrection Life) approached us to see if we were interested in buying the facility,” she said. It took about a year to finalize the deal. Since then the old church has seen major renovation.
In January 2010 extreme weather conditions caused all the water pipes in the building to burst. Before anyone knew what had happened, the entire building was flooded.
“That all but destroyed the building,” Slack said. “It was flooded pretty badly.
“But we found termite damage we wouldn’t have if we hadn’t had to replace the dry wall,” Slack put a bright note on the damage. As a result, the building sparkles with all new dry wall, new flooring, new paint and a new life.
“It’s kinda neat how it has grown,” Slack said.
The grand opening Easter celebration will include a church service at 10 a.m., followed by an Easter egg hunt, moon walks, and a barbecue dinner. Everyone in the community is invited to come worship and celebrate with Grace Alive.
The Slacks have lived in Liberty Hill for 13 years. Sons Joshua, Caleb, and Micah all graduated from Liberty Hill High School. Benjamin will graduate next year. Caleb has joined his mother as youth pastor at Grace Alive.
“He’s my associate as well,” Slack said. “Everyone calls him Ca-Love. The kids all love him. He doesn’t know a stranger.”
“This is a church of new beginnings,” Slack said. “Thanks to God we are here. God’s grace is alive and well.”

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