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The proposed expansion of People's Church would more than double the size of the current building by adding a full kitchen, sleeping facilities and showered bathrooms. The Rev. Bob Kelly notes that the expansion would make the facility safer and offer more amenities for continuing the church's homeless ministry. Submitted Schematic Courtesy People's Church

ACLU accepts People's Church case

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The American Civil Liberties Union has accepted the People's Church case.

Audrey Thayer, director of the ACLU's Greater Minnesota Racial Justice Project in Bemidji, confirmed the news on Thursday. A lawsuit is anticipated.


The case will center on the ability for People's Church to provide food and shelter to the homeless.

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