We went out for a drive this morning to check on the church and found that Irene's damage was pretty minimal. There were a lot of downed branches and several toppled trees. The only flooding we saw was very near the ocean and on side streets. Since many of the buildings are built a bit higher there, I think that they avoided damage. The church was fine (we expected at least some damage since it is so close to the water!) and all of the homes in our area look fine too! Glory to God!