Thursday, August 25, 2005

Campaign to make churches friendlier

[The Church of England Newspaper] August 26, 2005--Churches are being sent a DVD featuring the unlikely combination of Mr Bean with their bishop, urging them to use original ideas to get people back to church. Most people who have left church have “just drifted away”, according to a new survey, which found that a majority of churches are unfriendly to outsiders. However, the Bishop of Manchester, the Rt Rev Nigel McCulloch, is heading a campaign that aims to reach out to those who have drifted away.

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