Bartering for climate control: First Church of God raises funds for air conditioner

LaDonna Schneider, center, takes money from a customer during the First Church of God thrift sale on Friday. Wendy Nugent/Newton Now
By Wendy Nugent, Newton Now All they wanted were fair offers—offers to help pay for an air-conditioning system that’s on the blitz in the main church building. Church members set up a thrift sale Friday and Saturday in the Family Life Center of First Church of God to raise money for maintenance and for some comfort in the sanctuary. Although some of the items they had


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