It was a jubilant morning for members of Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church as they celebrated their first worship service at the former Crossroads Church at Grand Avenue and Madrugada Drive in Chino Hills.
Storm clouds threatened but the sky cleared to a soft blue with puffy clouds.
Good Shepherd, a Korean church, purchased the 4-acre site from Wesleyan Pacific Southwest District for $13 million, with escrow closing Sept. 30.
The transaction was the miracle that both denominations had prayed for.
The Wesleyans desperately wanted a church as buyer after an unsuccessful lease with an international school led by a child killer.
Good Shepherd desperately wanted a new house of worship after they were booted from their church in Rowland Heights over a doctrinal disagreement concerning marriage.