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New Orleans, LA - St George's Episcopal Church

  • 4600 Saint Charles Avenue New Orleans, LA, 70115 United States (map)

History talk - The Up Stairs Lounge Fire and the Legacy of Bill Larson 

A spiritual exploration of the 1973 Up Stairs Lounge tragedy -- a notoriously unsolved arson fire at a New Orleans gay bar that claimed 32 lives -- through the life and legacy of MCC pastor Bill Larson, who perished in the fateful bar on the night of June 24, 1973. We'll also explore Larson's close friendship with former St. George's pastor Father Bill Richardson.