How to help the church in the Lakewood neighborhood

Newspring, Ind.

(AP) — The Lakewood Church of God is getting some help from the city of Lakewood.

The church, founded in 1928, is getting $500,000 in city funds to build a new sanctuary, new playgrounds and new classrooms.

Lakewood is one of two communities in the city with an elected mayor and a city council with no members of faith.