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RedDye40 October 26th, 2014 12:44pm

Would you like to (or have you already) attended a "godless" church service, such as Sunday Assembly?

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ladyniner81 I hate people
10/27/14 12:50 pm

You don't want to go to church but you'll pretend to be in one? I can't figure Atheists out at all.

Krystina Let Freedom Reign
10/27/14 11:43 am

Interesting concept. Not sure if I'd be interested in it myself, but I can see how it might fill a void for community and gathering among secular people.

10/27/14 11:38 am

Going to church is the worst part of organized religion. Weekends are much more enjoyable without it, no thanks.

spring27 California
10/27/14 10:29 am

I've gone to one service. There was no real direction, and readings were done from several different books. I asked a greeter for a description of what the church was about, and she suggested I read the leader's book.

10/27/14 6:48 am

atheists are some of the most ridiculous people ever

GubraLagima Tramp 2016
10/27/14 3:41 am

That sounds even dumber than going to normal church if you ask me.

Injectable Trump Killed Babbitt
10/27/14 3:15 am

Why would I waste my Sunday with that if I didn't have a real reason to go to church.

ButchBrewBaker Pennsyltuckey
10/26/14 8:02 pm

What's the point? So you can pretend you are a believer? Very lame. :(

jmw7477 Indiana
10/26/14 5:47 pm

I haven't been, but I would probably go.

10/26/14 5:41 pm

Can we have with God but no bible

Starkey Nashville,TN
10/26/14 4:34 pm

There would be no point in going. I enjoy my church BECAUSE of God, so taking him out would be a waste of early rising.

ScrewU Gone
10/26/14 4:13 pm

"Non-denominational." Pretty common in the military where you get one chaplain of a random faith per unit.

statgat Hello World
10/26/14 4:39 pm

This poll question isn't even talking about that. This article is just talking about a gathering of people who enjoy music and have a secular discussion.

ScrewU Gone
10/27/14 8:01 am

That's a party.

geoag02 Dallas, TX
10/26/14 3:57 pm

I would rather go to one where they leave God in.

10/26/14 3:39 pm

That ruins the whole point.

Spartacus AUSTIN
10/26/14 3:04 pm

I have. I went to a universal Unitarian church and thought it was still too "churchy".

10/26/14 11:59 pm

Played Dead Space thru & can't look at Unitarians the same again. I can't help but think of the game's psycho unitologists.

10/27/14 12:00 am

Not a bash, just a thing.

Spartacus AUSTIN
10/27/14 12:02 am

I don't care if you bash them

Zod Above Pugetropolis
10/26/14 2:58 pm

A "church" for people who don't believe in the reason there even is a church? It seems like if you are going to skip the only important part (if you're a believer), you my as well skip the most annoying part too and just stay home.

EarlyBird Portland
10/26/14 2:35 pm

I don't understand nor am I interested in the concept.

mac Oregon
10/26/14 10:28 am

God is everywhere right? So how could anything be Godless?

Rocker saved by grace
10/26/14 1:06 pm

Churches can sure be dead, so that could be what they mean. Not sure though

susanr Colorado
10/26/14 9:44 am

No. I don't understand it. I don't feel the need for that kind of "fellowship" and if I did, I would turn to friends or interest groups of some kind. "Atheism" not being an interest group for me, just a descriptor of me, like "left-handed."

gonzoboy Northern AZ
10/26/14 8:56 am

I've never heard of "godless" Sunday church. Sounds like a coffee house 'Open Mic Night', 'cept on Sunday.
I wonder why "godless" folk would pick Sunday, of ALL days(?). Does it salve the need for mainstream relevance? Well, it got 'em noticed! :D

Riiiight see you soon
10/26/14 8:11 am

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2katz I live in Nebraska
10/26/14 7:10 am

I have attended a couple of Unitarian Universalist "services" which refer only generally to God in only a "whatever you want to consider a god to be." They seemed like mainly highbrow social get togethers with excellent snacks and liberal politics.

rons Thanks America
10/26/14 7:05 am

Sound like a community gathering. I guess they preach against gathering for a god thing.

kermie gaytopia
10/26/14 6:55 am

I might try it once to see what it's like. I think it's unfortunate that it seems to be so modeled after religious services. Seems like we could come up with something different.

RedDye40 Way Over Yonder
10/27/14 2:29 am

I was thinking the same thing. I think it started by people who were raised in a Christian church but became disenchanted, but they missed the sense of community that church provided. It's hard for me to wrap my mind around it, but I'd go just

RedDye40 Way Over Yonder
10/27/14 2:30 am

for the experience, out of curiosity really.