Brick by brick: Cottage Grove church creates 'celebration' garden through fundraiser
Jim and Esther Morgan wanted a memorial garden at Cottage Grove United Church of Christ in Old Cottage Grove.
Since John Perkins, a church member and retired electrical contractor, helped oversee the construction of the $1.2 million church addition three years ago, the congregation thought he would come up with a good garden plan.
After all, Perkins keeps everything in the church in good working order and does all the repairs.
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