Crystal Cathedral congregation in Calif relocating

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GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) — The Crystal Cathedral's pastor says her congregation will relocate and the Orange County megachurch will get a new name.

Senior Pastor Sheila Schuller Coleman said Sunday that the ministry will be renamed Hope Center Of Christ.

In a video posted on the Crystal Cathedral website, Schuller Coleman said an announcement regarding the new location will be made in the next few weeks.

The financially struggling church sold its iconic glass-paned home to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange last month to emerge from federal bankruptcy protection.

Its founder, Dr. Robert Schuller, retired in 2006 after seeing a weekly prayer service at an Orange County drive-in movie theater evolve into a global televangelist empire.

On Saturday, Robert Schuller announced he was stepping down from the Crystal Cathedral board of directors.

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