Church 'left the building' to help those in need
Last updated 5/10/2007 at Noon
More than 5,440 members and volunteers of North Coast Church said they were “leaving the building” on April 28 and 29 for a weekend of community service. They weren’t kidding. Dispatched to 92 service projects at 54 sites throughout six communities in North San Diego County, this dynamic group of Christians showed just what volunteerism can do.
“We had well over 500 volunteers working on Fallbrook projects,” said Larry Van Laar, pastor of North Coast’s Fallbrook campus. “This is the largest single weekend event we have ever done, but it pales in comparison to what we do throu...