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Birkett Memorial Baptist Church (1.1)

April 1, 2018

Under the best of conditions, inner city churches at risk. Shrinking congregations; deteriorating neighborhoods; mainstream Protestantism is losing members to fast-growing mega-churches in the ‘burbs. The former Birkett Memorial Baptist Church in Detroit has been vacant for some time, with disastrous results, as you can see from these interior views.

The corner pulpit and radial seating are a good sign, but there is no evidence of a movable partition.

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