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Going to Church: A User's Guide

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Do you go to church wishing it was (more often) a more uplifting experience? Are you contemplating giving church a try? If so, this book is for you. Looking in turn at the church as it is, the church as it's meant to be, and the church as it might become, John Pritchard offers not only humour and insight, but also encouragement to feel that going to church is really worthw ...more
Paperback, 130 pages
Published June 1st 2010 by SPCK Publishing (first published May 21st 2009)
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What an amazing book. I am a recent enough convert to Church of Ireland and while this book is aimed more at Church of England members it is equally applicable to those of us in Church of Ireland.

I'm not great at going to church, but that may change thanks to this book. To me going to church was "duty", I was raised Roman Catholic, so most of my childhood was spent going to satisfy my grandmother. This book showed me though what church can be! It was funny, engaging and thoughtful!

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Mar 22, 2012 Lizzy rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommended to Lizzy by: Church reading group
A very accessible, entertaining book about church as it is, as it should be and as it might become. The style is light and engaging but still manages to give serious food for thought. Each chapter ends with questions to consider which would be a good starting point for group discussions.
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