DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - A pastor in Daytona Beach is trying to save his historic church from closing.
"All around us are towers, buildings, office buildings and in the midst of that is this place that calls to their mind a higher authority," said the Rev. Don Epps.
"We are in trouble -- financial
The Spanish mission-style church, according to records, is covered in marl rock, mined near Nova Road and no longer available.
There are also iron fixtures made in Orlando and stained glass that tells stories from the
"Those who have come before us designed it, cared for it and entrusted this to the community of Daytona," said Epps.
Church leaders said if they don't come up with $1 million by May, they could be forced to sell the building. They said if that happens they fear the worst.