Historic church on Jefferson Ave demolished after fire a year ago

ROCHESTER, N.Y. —  An historic church building in Rochester is no more. The 185-year-old building that housed the Jefferson Avenue Seventh-Day Adventist Church was demolished on Thursday.

It was seriously damaged during a fire on Christmas day last year. Church leaders say repairing the building would have been too expensive.

The church has bought a new building on Chili Avenue and will begin services there in the spring.

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