The Red Church’s Anglican congregration will likely be forced to return the property to the Episcopal Church as result of a legal settlement. File photo/ Copyright 2013.
The Anglican congregation at Sonora’s historic Red Church could be moving as soon as this summer — the result of a legal settlement over church ownership.
Leadership and worshipers with St. James Anglican Church are finalizing the details of the settlement that will turn over the keys to the Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin, according to Fresno attorney Russell VanRoseboom, who has represented the Anglican diocese in the case.
Sonora High Superintendent Mike McCoy and teacher Robert Mayben laid out an ambitious plan for agriculture classes at Tuesday’s Board of Trustees’ meeting, but students continued protesting the removal of teacher Stan Kellogg from the program.
McCoy and Mayben said they plan to start a vineyard, raise cattle, install solar panels, sell produce and develop local business partnerships.
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