Earlier this morning, I received some photos of the flooding of the temple of St. Peter the Aleut Orthodox Church in Minot. As you can see, the mold has begun to grow. Also, the pictures cannot disclose the stench in the building itself.
You won’t get into the basement any time soon:
Here is a shot of some of the mold on the walls:
Here is an idea of how high the water got:
I remain in contact with Fr. Anastassy and although he and I concluded it is not the safest for our parishioners in Fargo to help gut the place, once the gutting is done and/or the time for rebuilding is at hand, we in Fargo will send down a team of people to help them over a weekend.