Rapid City Man Marks 1,000th Straight Church Service
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota man who told his dying mother 20 years ago that he would find a church and attend it regularly has marked his 1,000th consecutive service.
Pastor Wendell Jones made a surprise visit to congratulate Ashmore on his achievement. Jones was the pastor when Ashmore started attending church in 1993.
Ashmore says he plans to keep attending services, and to keep counting.
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