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Church Used to Always Be at Home: Now We’re Right Back Where We Started

Once upon a time congregations met only once a month. Now, most don’t. Here’s why.

Illustrations: Chelsea Charles

WWhen Willie Mae Boler was a girl growing up in rural Georgia, she only went to church one Sunday a month. The church, Allen Chapel Baptist, was founded by the Allen family, who lived nearby. It started with…




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