Miles Stutts thought,
"Amidst all this help with physical needs, wouldn't it be awesome to have a worship service dedicated to the spiritual needs of the victims?
And with this thought, a huge event was in the works.
Stutts is the minister at Wood Avenue Church of Christ in Florence.
Financial aid provided by the Wood Avenue Church members was given to the Hackleburg Church of Christ Relief Fund
With this support, Stutts
and others from the congregation made multiple work trips to the area where the tornados touched down on April 27, 2011.
The church also assisted people in other towns including Haleyville and Hamilton.
was helping clear a field, he
came across a scrap of a songbook page.
With eager anticipation he
picked it up to see what the song was.
After wiping the dirt from the torn sheet, he
was able to read the title of the song, "Holy, Holy, Holy.
commented, "It was one of those moments where you say, 'Okay, I get it!'" Stutts went on to say, "Something terrible to us, but God knows and Jesus cares.
This truth came to be the theme of the worship service Stutts had in mind for Hackleburg and the surrounding areas.
"It would be so encouraging to see 2000 people show up," commented Stutts
said, "Everybody is invited from any denomination.