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Community members gather at oldest church in Herkimer County

By WKTV News

HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) -- Families and friends gave thanks at one of the oldest churches in New York State, Fort Herkimer Church.    

The pastor spoke about the flooding this June and the wonderful support of the community. She said Thanksgiving should be a daily discipline, feeling grateful every day for your blessings.

Members of the community said the service was beautiful and moving.
  
"It would bring tears to your eyes to think all these years and all these wonderful things that have happened in the valley, good and bad and it did, it just brought tears to my eyes to think that the Lord is so good to us and what he does for us," said Florence Collins.

Assemblyman Marc Butler also spoke at the service Thanksgiving morning.

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