The choices weren’t good for Trinity Episcopal Church. The magnificent house of worship on South Main Street was built to seat up to 400 faithful on any given Sunday. But in recent years, those numbers suffered a precipitous decline. Church membership has dwindled to less than 50.
The troubling membership numbers, combined with well over $1 million in needed building repairs, left the church in a quandary over its future. In February, a date of Nov. 1 was set by which to determine the church’s fate, and it has.