Many faiths support Washington Mormons after arson

Arson destroyed their building, but members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are finding blessings in the aftermath.

There is no room in their faith to focus on loss or destruction, Stake President Jeff Lee said.

Lee oversees several congregations, including the people who worshipped at the Mukilteo building that burned down Oct. 16.

As the fire blazed, people from all over Snohomish County poured in to help, he said.

Churches of all faiths sent flowers and baked goods. City leaders and civic groups offered moral support and meeting spaces.
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