HT-N: Henderson County church to apologize for racist past

From the Hendersonville Times-News:

By Beth Beasley De Bona


A Henderson County church is apologizing for actions motivated by racism that caused its congregation to split in two in 1867.

Mud Creek Baptist Church will host a special service on Oct. 12 that will seek reconciliation with Mud Creek Missionary Baptist Church for wrongs done in the past by its members.

“We should have done this a long time ago,” said Dr. Greg T. Mathis, pastor at Mud Creek Baptist.

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