(KTVT-TV) The Oasis Church is in Saginaw, north of Fort Worth. But early Friday the congregation gathered and waited anxiously in the pews to finish a journey 1,400 miles away.

“Our country is in a serious moral decay,” the pastor told the congregation over the PA system as they waited. “And that is what this journey is about.”

As the pastor paced back and forth delivering his message, images began flickering on a large projection screen behind him. The picture was shaky as the photographer moved the computer’s camera into position. But between the blurs of trees and sky there were glimpses of The White House.

The church had gathered to watch 19-year old Junior Garcia finish a cross-bearing pilgrimage to Washington, D.C., The congregation of Oasis watched over the Internet.

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