Church that stood up to Klan now needs help

Members of a historic Indiana church that defied the Ku Klux Klan and cared for the bodies of two black men lynched in 1930 are fighting to save the deteriorating building.

The Shaffer American Methodist Episcopal Church in Muncie has a long place in Indiana history. Former pastor J.E. Johnson volunteered to embalm the bodies of the two men lynched in Marion, Ind., when no one else would take their bodies.

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