Underground Church Worldwide off of
Heavy rains from Hurricane Matthew drenched the 1,200-square-foot building on
"I'm heartbroken," Moore said. "We've been a pillar in that community. To have it all washed away ... we're asking, 'God, what do we do?' "
Members of both churches have spent hours removing carpet and ruined furniture.
Neither church has flood insurance. To rebuild, both are raising money through GoFundMe.
Twenty to 50 people typically attend one of two Underground Church Worldwide services each Sunday. Some of the congregants are people Moore calls "broken" -- prostitutes, homeless residents, victims of domestic violence and struggling families.
Some evenings, Moore said, she and other volunteers hand out cards with emergency hotline telephone numbers to people on
"Part of why I am passionate about the abandoned and rejected is because I was abandoned and rejected," said Moore, 35. "I want to see to it that the broken are helped and saved."
Moore said she was born to a cocaine-addicted mother in
When she got pregnant during college, Moore was ashamed and afraid.
"One year, my family was throwing a back-to-school bash, and the next year they were throwing a baby shower," Moore said. "I felt like I had failed God."
After going through tough times, including homelessness, Moore moved to
"It means a lot when you have somewhere to go and fellowship together," Cobb said. "This is sad."
Moore said she is clinging to her faith.
"It's mind-boggling and overwhelming," she said, "but I do know that God has a plan."
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