LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A new ministry in a historic building is hoping to bring new life to the Shawnee Neighborhood.

No More Limits Christian Church opened it's doors for the first time Sunday morning. 

The 100-year-old building was formerly known as the West Louisville Evangelical Church. 

The property recently feel into foreclosure and suffered from major water damage, years of decay and vandalism.

Pastor Emery Scott Lee wanted to restore the building after seeing shootings and youth violence in the neighborhood. 

"My goal is to be part of the solution and the resources ... saving souls for those who may be lost or being a resource for those who may be looking for after school tutoring, career services," Lee said.

Several local churches and the Louisville Fire Department helped clean up the property. 

However, complete repairs to restore the building will cost half-a-million dollars. 

Services are every Sunday at 11:30 a.m. 

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