Church vandals leave behind severe damage

Larry Cudmore, retired senior pastor, visits the First Evangelical Lutheran Church off Sunnyside Road on Monday following weekend vandalism at the church. “It’s sad and disappointing,” said Cudmore, pastor for 16 years at the church, “someone’s awfully angry.” The church was burglarized and vandalized over the weekend. John Roark /

Members of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Idaho Falls found their place of worship vandalized when they arrived to prepare for Sunday service.



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