Religion: Drive-ln Chapels

On hot evenings in Phoenix, Ariz., it is a standard reflex to steer for one of the district's ten drive-in movies. This summer, as an alternative, Phoenix has drive-in religion. Five nights a week, the Rev. George A. Rustad, state director of Arizona's Seventh-Day Adventists, offers two services featuring an uplift movie and a sermon illustrated with colored slides.

Like many a U.S. minister, Adventist Rustad had looked enviously at the movie drive-in crowds. In Yankton, S. Dak. three years ago, he gathered a crowd for a drive-in religious service — only to have it melt away when an early snowstorm struck....

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