Church and community

1) Community social life is necessary for healthy religious life, and 2) if the church is going to succeed it must recognise the social needs of the community and assume its share of the leadership in social activities.

A quote from the report written by the Presbyterian church in Indiana in 1911, cited in Ray Oldenburg’s book ‘A Great Good Place’ about third spaces in a community. There’s nothing new under the sun then!

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