Anglicans: England's Dying Churches

I would rather sleep in the southern corner of a little country churchyard than in the tomb of the Capulets.

—Edmund Burke

So would Alfred Enderby, although he is not a statesman but only a farm hand in the tiny (pop. 150) Lincolnshire village of South Ormsby. As long as he can remember, Enderby, 65, has been worshiping at St. Leonard's Church, a weathered, three-century-old stone building. Enderby has also been the parish's diligent churchwarden for more than two decades. Rising at dawn, he arrives at St. Leonard's shortly before 8 o'clock holy communion, tolls the ancient bell, carefully lights the altar...

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