Arts > But is it Church?

10 August 2016 | by D.J. Taylor

But is it Church?



The Sunday Assembly movement began in January 2013 when 180 people gathered at a venue in London’s Islington to sing songs, spend time in quiet reflection and listen to uplifting stories in a God-free zone. “The atheist church”, as it was first known, has gone on to establish 70 branches around the world with the aim, as co-founder Sanderson Jones put it, of  “celebrating life” and helping supporters to live their lives “as fully as possible”.


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