With COVID-19 shutting things down and keeping people at home, people want something to do while also staying safe, according to Mt. Gilead First United Methodist Church Pastor Kong Namkung. 

A few months ago, he stopped by the Speckled Paw Coffee Shop in downtown Mt. Gilead. Kyle Poplin and his wife, Myra, who started the coffee shop in 2018, were looking for someone to join them on a hike.

For the full story, see the March 24 issue of the Montgomery Herald.