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Holy Myrrhbearers Play Host To Religious Relics Display

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Posted: June 29, 2013

On Wednesday, (from left) Patricia Hardesty, of Staunton; Susan Mansfield, of Cross Keys; and sisters Ruth and Janet Hartman, of Franklin, W.Va., gather around a display of religious relics at Holy Myrrhbearers Orthodox Christian Church in Harrisonburg. (Photo by Michelle Mitchell / DN-R)
The congregation at Holy Myrrhbearers Orthodox Christian Church is diverse, with some of its members hailing from Russia, Ukraine, Eritrea, Ethiopia and Siberia. The house of worship has become the home church for many refugees. (Photo by Michelle Mitchell / DN-R)
HARRISONBURG — A green sign at 2870 S. Main St. leads visitors to a small space behind a building that has been transformed into a sanctuary, quite literally.
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