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SUBMITTED PHOTO: ZACH MILTON - Icy roads didnt stop 460 people from filling the pews at First Baptist Church of Forest Grove Sunday, Dec. 18, for two joint services with Sonrise Forest Grove. Afterward, First Baptist handed over its property -- no strings attached -- to Sonrise, which has a much larger congregation that needs more space.

SUBMITTED PHOTO: ZACH MILTON - Pastors and elders from the First Baptist Church of Forest Grove and Sonrise Forest Grove stand at the front of the sanctuary Dec. 18 as the two churches unofficially merge. First Baptist Pastor Mark Rubio preached that day.