How this pastor is helping a small, tight-knit community grieve after 3 deaths

When pastor Russell Austin left the funeral for Minnie Bishop of Port de Grave earlier this week, he learned that the community’s sadness was only just beginning. Austin received a call that told him Carl Petten had died in a car accident just a few days shy of his 56th birthday. Evelyn Petten, 68, no relation, died suddenly in her husband’s arms around the same time. “Wherever you go, whoever you run into, it’s the first topic of conversation,” said Austin. The three deaths have rocked the Conception Bay North community,,, >click to read< 18:29

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