BIG STONE GAP. Va. -- Pastors carry 50-pound bags of seed potatoes into the district office for the "Seeds of Bounty" project. From left to right are the Rev. Archer Coppedge, Big Stone Gap District superintendent; the Rev. Koni Purscell, Church and Community Worker; and the Rev. Gary "Pete" Perdue, pastor of St. Charles/Robbins Chapel UMC and board chair for the Big Stone Gap District Church and Community Renewal Project. Purscell arrived as the district's new Church and Community Worker on April 1.
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