“Instead, they said, ‘This is so awesome, can we help?’ ” she recalled.
And help they did, joining Moore and about 200 church members who fanned out across the city as part of the “Faith in Action” campaign that mirrored efforts held nationwide. The idea, longtime church pastor Mike Imperiale said, was to encourage church members to embrace their faith and serve others outside of the church.
“We’re going to worship by serving,” he said. “That’s what Jesus did. He was always looking for people in need.”