Bats in Tranquility Methodist Church attic must find new roost ahead of renovations

Hundreds of bats have resided in the attic

Hundreds of bats have resided in the attic of a North Jersey church, but now members want them out so they can have the historic building back. (August 12, 2014 8:05 PM)

Hundreds of bats have resided in the attic of a North Jersey church, but now members want them out so they can have the historic building back.

The Tranquility Methodist Church in Green Township has been a sanctuary for worshipers for nearly 200 years. For the last few decades, it's also been a home for about 350 big brown bats.  

Over time, parishioners have learned to co-exist...

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