Historic Rose Hill church destroyed

Rose Hill United Methodist Church, built in 1920, was destroyed by a fire Monday morning. Matt Barwick, director of Emergency Management for Duplin County, said crews got the call around 8 a.m. that the church, located on East Church St., Rose Hill, was on fire and, when firefighters arrived on scene, the building was fully involved. According to a Facebook post, the church is where Erica Jones Beasley, a Sampson native and former Sampson Community College staffer, attends, was married and where both her young boys were baptized. Social media was inundated Monday afternoon with calls for prayers for the church family.

Rose Hill United Methodist Church, built in 1920, was destroyed by a fire Monday morning. Matt Barwick, director of Emergency Management for Duplin County, said crews got the call around 8 a.m. that the church, located on East Church St., Rose Hill, was on fire and, when firefighters arrived on scene, the building was fully involved. According to a Facebook post, the church is where Erica Jones Beasley, a Sampson native and former Sampson Community College staffer, attends, was married and where both her young boys were baptized. Social media was inundated Monday afternoon with calls for prayers for the church family.
https://www.clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/web1_fire-1.jpgRose Hill United Methodist Church, built in 1920, was destroyed by a fire Monday morning. Matt Barwick, director of Emergency Management for Duplin County, said crews got the call around 8 a.m. that the church, located on East Church St., Rose Hill, was on fire and, when firefighters arrived on scene, the building was fully involved. According to a Facebook post, the church is where Erica Jones Beasley, a Sampson native and former Sampson Community College staffer, attends, was married and where both her young boys were baptized. Social media was inundated Monday afternoon with calls for prayers for the church family.