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Vicar enjoys uneventful afternoon tea at middle class couple’s home

request for hobnobs fulfilled without questionWhen Terry and June Donaldson’s 13-year-old son Alexander joined the church choir at St Mark’s in the pretty Devon village of Bovey Tracey, the Reverend Brian Watts feared it was only a matter of time before he was invited to tea. In the event, he need not have worried, because the two hours he spent at the Donaldsons’ house last weekend were perfectly enjoyable.

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Posted: Jul 16th, 2015
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Britain’s first multiplex church opens in Uxbridge

The Church of England has hit back in the fight against dwindling congregations with the grand opening of Britain’s first ever six-pulpit multiplex church. Situated in Uxbridge’s prestigious new Mullard Mills shopping complex, St. Peter’s, Paul’s & Mary’s Church officially opened its doors to worshippers this morning.

‘The opening of this hallowed edifice brings the Church kicking and screaming into the 21st century,’ said the vicar, Reverend Simon Charminster. ‘Why drag yourself out of bed on a Sunday morning to sit in a draughty old church when you can come here at any time of day to catch a wide range of masses, services and evensongs in super hi-def surround-sound?’

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Posted: Jul 9th, 2015
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Church divided over supermarket advertising strategies

The Church of England is divided once again over the use of supermarket-style deals to advertise Christianity on the mass market.

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Posted: Jul 29th, 2009
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