Missouri congregation targeted by vandals twice in same week

JEFF TURNER

Springfield, Missouri police have not yet determined who keeps vandalizing the church building of the Acts of Praise – Whole Life Ministry. The congregation this week has had to clean up after two attacks only days apart.

A volunteer, described by the pastor as a “Good Samaritan,” removed graffiti after the latest incident. The Pastor told Ozarksfirst.com they were at a loss of words about the vandalism. Channel 3 television reported that members of the congregation say the attacks may be racially motivated rather than the result of anti-theist bias.

Springfield is a city of around 475,000 located in southwest Missouri.