Couple buys 100-year-old Methodist Church in Rogersville, plans to repurpose into home

Around the Region

ROGERSVILLE, Mo.- A church closed in 2019 has been bought by a couple with plans of making it their home.

The new owners, Joshua Morley and Danae Wheeler, have already started remodeling the church into a home. The kitchen, living area, and bathroom in the lower levels of the church are first on the list so the family has a place to live during the remodeling process.

Morley and Wheeler were in a long-distance relationship, with Morely in Utah and Wheeler in Missouri. Buying the church just seemed meant to be when the price dropped from $1 million to $190,000.

The couple plans to pay historic homage within their new home in Rogersville.

Watch the video above for more.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest Video


More Don't Miss

Trending Stories

Follow KNWA & FOX24 on Facebook

get the app

News App

Weather App

Follow @KNWAFOX24 on Twitter

Trending Stories

Mega Millions & Powerball Numbers