Religion: Church on Thursday?

Concerned that the meandering weekend habits of parishioners might someday deliver the Sunday punch to Sunday church services, Dr. W. A. Welsh, pastor of the East Dallas Christian Church, offered a solution in Cleveland last week at the annual assembly of the International Convention of Disciples of Christ (more than 2,000,000 members). His suggestion: hold church Thursday night, with Communion early Monday morning. Said Pastor Welsh: "There is nothing scriptural or essential about scheduling church services at 11 a.m. on Sunday."

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