St. John's, with the help of insurance, rebuilt, after the tornado. The building was rebuilt, minus its steeple, at a cost of $2,567.70 In fact, after the storm, things started looking up. Expenses and salaries increased, despite a loss of approximately 30 communicants from the previous year. However, the congregation was also once again in debt, in the amount of $1,125.99. which was paid off within a year.