MONROE, OH (FOX19) - The man who founded one of the largest churches in the Tri-State passed away Friday evening.
Pastor Lawrence Bishop died Friday night at 11:49 pm after being hospitalized Thursday, according to a post on the church's website. He was 69.
Visitation will be held at the Solid Rock Church Thursday, October 6th, at 5 pm - 9 pm and Friday, October 7th, at 10 am - noon with the funeral at noon at Solid Rock Church's Main Campus.
Thursday evening service at the church's South Campus is cancelled due to the visitation.
Solid Rock is one of the largest churches in the Tri-State. It is well-known for its iconic Jesus statue, which was struck by lightning in June of last year. The statue is being rebuilt.
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