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St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Wheeling gets White House shout out

By LINDA COMINS

The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register

WHEELING, W.Va. — Holiday generosity from St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Wheeling received national attention from the White House on Thursday.

The Rev. Mark E. Seitz, rector of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Wheeling, discusses the church’s project to pay off Christmas toy layaways for Ohio County families. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders spoke of the church’s generosity at a press briefing Thursday.
(Intelligencer photo by Joselyn King)

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders opened a press briefing Thursday afternoon by sharing the story of the church’s efforts to assist local families during the Christmas season.

Sanders said, “Now, with Christmas season in full swing, I want to shine a spotlight on some of the incredible stories of generosity and love that show what the Christmas spirit and the American spirit are all about. Today, I’d like to start with a story of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Wheeling, West Virginia.”

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