Post-election, some Americans return to church

Posted: December 2, 2017 at 1:54 a.m.

Isabelle Melese-d’Hospital (facing the camera) embraces Charleen Ward during a service at St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church in the District of Columbia. “I needed to come after the [2016] election… . I needed to have that family support of the church,” Ward said.

A year ago, in the days after the shock of learning that Donald Trump would be the next president, Charleen Ward was afraid.

The Rev. Richard Weinberg shuts the doors of the parish hall at St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church in the District of Columbia, where attendance increase...

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