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Re: Heathens' corner

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Re: Heathens' corner

Post by Anaxagoras » Wed Nov 28, 2018 3:47 am

America’s Epidemic of Empty Churches
Three blocks from my Brooklyn apartment, a large brick structure stretches toward heaven. Tourists recognize it as a church—the building’s bell tower and stained-glass windows give it away—but worshippers haven’t gathered here in years.

The 19th-century building was once known as St. Vincent De Paul Church and housed a vibrant congregation for more than a century. But attendance dwindled and coffers ran dry by the early 2000s. Rain leaked through holes left by missing shingles, a tree sprouted in the bell tower, and the Brooklyn diocese decided to sell the building to developers. Today, the Spire Lofts boasts 40 luxury apartments, with one-bedroom units renting for as much as $4,812 per month. It takes serious cash to make God’s house your own, apparently.
Well this is a gentrifying area of New York City after all.

On the other hand I often hear about new "Mega Churches" which don't seem to have any trouble filling their pews. Interest in the old mainline Protestant churches seems to be slowly fading away, but at the same time the "true b'lievers" are flocking to the gaudy new "Mega Churches," which probably compounds the problems for the older ones that are losing their market share in a shrinking market.
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Re: Heathens' corner

Post by Witness » Fri Dec 07, 2018 2:04 am

Victory! Charleston, Illinois cancels city-sponsored trip to creationist sites

December 4, 2018 – 12:15 pm

I’ve just heard from the FFRF that the City Attorney for Charleston, Illinois, to whom the FFRF wrote to about the unconstitutionality of their city-sponsored trip to the Ark Park and Creation Museum, has sent the following email. The city has bailed.
Thank you for your email below and letter attached dated December 3, 2018. The purpose of this email is to inform you that The Ark Encounter & Creation Museum trip has been cancelled. The trip has been removed from the City of Charleston’s website and online registration portal.
Details: https://whyevolutionistrue.wordpress.com/page/2/

Why so much hate for gOD's Creation? :mrgreen: