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Elder Erickson (center white shirt) and Elder Bennett (center dark jacket) lead one of the many tours during Saturday afternoon's open house at the newly completed Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Worthington.

New LDS facility open

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WORTHINGTON -- On Saturday morning, local members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints conducted their first baptism in their new facility, and on Saturday afternoon, they opened the doors to the community at large during an open house.


"We are quite excited to be here," enthused member Lisa Phelps as she greeted visitors. "It's been a long time coming."

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Beth Rickers
Beth Rickers is the veteran in the newspaper staff with 25 years as the Daily Globe's Features Editor. Interests include cooking, traveling and beer tasting and making with her home-brewing husband, Bryan. She writes an Area Voices blog called Lagniappe, which is a Creole term that means "a little something extra." It can be found at  
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