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Divine deviation: How the landscape of religion is shifting

Clearbrook Church in Lynden closes after 120 years

Karel Jahns stands next to the church window with her walker in her hand.
Karel Jahns, 80, was one of five remaining members of Clearbrook Lutheran Church located on Van Buren Road between Lynden and Sumas. The church had its final service after 120 years on Jan. 22. Low attendance and the lack of a consistent pastor contributed to the closure of the church. (Trenton Almgren-Davis/Cascadia Daily News)
By Audra Anderson Assistant Editor
On a gray mid-January Sunday, more than 100 people shuffled into the sanctuary of Clearbrook Luthera
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