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Charleston church is taking part in 'Angel Tree' program

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

leonnah@standard-democrat.com

CHARLESTON -- For nearly 30 years, "angels" have provided children nationwide whose parents are incarcerated with gifts at Christmastime.

This year some children in Mississippi County will benefit from their own angels.

"The Bible says, 'When I was in prison, you came and visited me.' We feel like the prison ministry is part of our purpose," said Dan Faust, pastor of United Methodist Church in Charleston.

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