The Saratoga Sun -

By Liz Wood 

The gift of hearing: Memory of pioneers moves 110-year-old church into 21st Century

 

Liz Wood

Bill Mansperger and Kate Moon, memorial chairperson, show off the new audio system and wireless headphones at the Encampment Presbysterian Church Friday morning.

When parishioners quit coming to church because they couldn't hear the sermons, the memorial committee of the Encampment Presbyterian Church knew they had to take action.

Thanks to memorial donations between 2006 and 2013, the church now has wireless headphones to enable hearing-impaired people to hear sermons.

Bill Mansperger uses it during church services.

"It definitely helps me hear every Sunday," Bill said.

When he comes to church on Sunday morning, the headphones are the first thing he grabs, he said.

"A lot of people don't go to church because they can't hear. If you can't hear, you...



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