Submitted photo courtesy of Larry Byers

Construction has been progressing in recent weeks on a new Grace Baptist Church building on the north side of Madison Street, just west of Adler, in Gardner. One of the concrete slabs in the large parking lot in front of the church can be seen last Wednesday, July 11, shortly after being poured and smoothed by workmen. The church congregation will continue to hold regular worship services at the Nike Elementary School until the church building is finished.