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Friday, May 18, 2012

Groundbreaking Ceremony for World Headquarters Complex Takes Place

David C. Pack, Editor-in-Chief of The Real Truth and president of The Restored Church of God, turns the first shovelful of earth at the site of the organization’s soon-coming World Headquarters in Wadsworth, Ohio.

Source: RCG


The Restored Church of God (RCG), which produces The Real Truth magazine and The World to Come program, held a groundbreaking ceremony to commence construction of its World Headquarters Complex in Wadsworth, Ohio on May 10, 2012.

Employees, volunteers and ministers, with spouses and children, gathered at the site as RCG founder and president David C. Pack turned the first shovelful of earth and gave the signal for work to begin on the temporary road that will lead to the construction area. Permits for this phase of the project were granted by the City of Wadsworth, and enable Medina County to now issue the final shell permits to begin construction of the building.

To commemorate the groundbreaking, Mr. Pack invited leaders of the community to a reception hosted at the organization’s current Headquarters location on May 17, 2012. The evening featured live music by a jazz ensemble comprised of students of Ambassador Center, the Church’s co-educational two-year learning institution.

Wadsworth’s U.S. congressional representative, James B. Renacci; Ohio’s governor, John R. Kasich; and the speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives, William G. Batchelder all sent letters of congratulations to the Church. Wadsworth Mayor Robin Laubaugh (who attended the reception) delivered personal greetings on behalf of the city.

Following comments by Mr. Pack, attendees were treated to a virtual tour of the new campus.

Construction of the Hall of Administration is set to be completed in 2013.

Visit rcg.org/hq-info for updated renderings of the site, which will soon include a virtual tour—both inside and outside the buildings.

For interview requests, contact Public Communications Director Jeffrey Ambrose by email at communications@rcg.org or by telephone +1-330-334-2266.

About The Restored Church of God

With its Headquarters in Wadsworth, Ohio, The Restored Church of God announces the unknown, but ultimate message of hope to all nations. The Church, which has congregations in over 60 countries spanning six continents, freely distributes many millions of books, booklets and articles across the globe annually—many of which are available in 11 languages—and has the world’s most extensive biblically based websites: rcg.org, realtruth.org and worldtocome.org.