Tag Archives: Sunday Assembly

Pastor-Turned-Atheist Coaches Secular Church Start-Ups

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On the last Sunday in September, fifty or so people tricked into an old classroom in North Seattle. Classic rock played in the background, and greeters pointed parents to a table at the back where young children could entertain themselves … Continue reading

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“Atheist Church” Launches in University District–Seattle’s New Sunday Assembly is No Mars Hill

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For years Mars Hill Church treated the University of Washington as a field of young souls ripe for harvest. Pastor Mark Driscoll courted on-campus audiences with his now infamous blend of Calvinism and titillation. Mars Hill staff debated the leader … Continue reading

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London’s “Atheist Church” Goes All Out to Celebrate Its First Holiday Season

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Last January, a small Sunday morning gathering in London dubbed “atheist church” by the local press went viral globally. Pippa Evans and Sanderson Jones, two British comedians, had organized the event in a decommissioned Anglican church. They called it “Sunday … Continue reading

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