After seven years of waiting and $1.6 million raised to change a little of everything in St. Joseph Catholic Church; many members, friends, and residents visited to see the updates.
One visitor who has seen the before and after says he was speechless when he first walked through the doors.
One previous member who received all her sacraments at St. Joe is back and she has many positive words about the renovations.
All the excitement of the church's updates are those that will translate to the people who worship there.
The renovations of St. Joe is bringing all of its churches together in the Petersburg region.
Kimi Brown says Catholicism embraces all people and everyone is welcome to visit.