VICTORVILLE (CBS) — A High Desert church plans on performing a small miracle this Easter weekend — providing gas for under $4 a gallon.READ MORE: Strike Averted: IATSE And AMPTP Have 'Basic Contract' Agreement, Per Officials With The Theatrical Stage Employees Union
As they did last year, the Destiny Christian Center is sponsoring a discount gas sale Saturday.
Church members raised enough money that the Shell gas station at La Paz and Valley Center Drives can afford to lower the price to all consumers by $1 from noon until 4 p.m. Saturday (or until they run out of fuel.)READ MORE: Bill Clinton Expected To Be Released From UCI Medical Center Sunday
KCAL9’s Jeff Nguyen reports workers at the Shell station are already prepping for what is promising to be a busy and intense day.
The church’s pastor — Dr. Jesse Giddens — came up with the idea last year during Easter — which marks the resurrection of Christ.MORE NEWS: Three Teenagers Critically Wounded At Halloween House Party In Whittier
He says it’s his way of helping the community rise during this holy weekend.