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Good Friday Painting

My confirmation mentor, Mr. Thompson suggested that we repaint the tree crosses at a location North of Frederick, Maryland…..people beeped their horns at us and waved as they drove by…..This was an experience that I will never forget and I am looking forward to making this a tradition every Good Friday….

Blythewood, SC along I-77:  While driving to Columbia one day last August, I noticed the rundown condition of the crosses along the side of the road, on I-77…..Unable to be seen from the interstate are three nails in each cross.  One at each of the cross arms, and one halfway down the cross represent where the hands and feet were nailed….

Her Cross To Bear

The middle cross is faded yellow. The other two, peeling pale blue. Despite their aging appearance, the three crosses catch the eyes of travelers on 1-20 headed toward Vicksburg…..

Faith, NC Crosses

Well, the question has been answered. Robert Clarke and William "Painter" Hopkins are helping the Keslers save the crosses on Faith Road….

Rev Coffindaffer Dies

The Nicholas County man who gained national attention for making clusters of Crosses a common site throughout the United States has died. Rev. Berard Coffindaffer, 68, died Friday, Oct 8, of a heart attack at is home in Craigsville, WV…..

 Others Keeping Coffindaffer Ministry Alive

The late Bernard Coffindaffer of Craigsville, W.V., left a legacy of crosses when he died in 1993. He led a one-man crusade that erected 1,864 sets of three crosses in at least 27 states, the District of Columbia, Zambia and the Philippines "I think….

Bearing witness 

FLATWOODS - A little more than 15 years ago, here on a windy rise along Interstate 79, the Rev. Bernard Coffindaffer and a small group of followers set their first cluster of crosses. One gold, flanked by lesser pale blue replicas. Christ and the two thieves

…. man who spent three years on the road, working for Coffindaffer, working for God…

…. Hanna said it was Coffindaffer's plan for workers to revisit each site for straightening and painting every two years….

 We Need Your HELP

We need Your help. Your time and talents and contributions to carry on this work for our Lord Jesus Christ.




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