UK's 'Atheist Church' Holds First Global 'General Assembly'
The U.K.-based Sunday Assembly, or the "atheist Church," which has congregations also in the United States, is holding its first "general assembly" to establish a church-like management system and discuss governing principles and "doctrines."
The congregation of godless people, which predicts it will have at least 100 congregations around the world by the year-end, is holding its first "general assembly" in London this weekend, which, the organizers say, will be compared to the Church of England's General Synod, according to The Guardian.
"Sunday Assemblies have been kicking off in places we never thought possible," Sanderson Jones, co-founder of the London-based Sunday Assembly, tells the British daily. "If I open my email box the first email is in Hungarian, discussing Sunday Assembly Budapest, after there is something from Kenya, then the Western Cape, then Richmond, Virginia, then...
Psalm 53:1 The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. Corrupt are they, and have done abominable iniquity: there is none that doeth good. 2 God looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, that did seek God. 3 Every one of them is gone back: they are altogether become filthy; there is none that doeth good, no, not one. 4 Have the workers of iniquity no knowledge? who eat up my people as they eat bread: they have not called upon God.