‘Theater Churches' Gain Popularity in D.C. Area

"Going to church" is taking on a new meaning for a growing number of congregations in the U.S. and across the Washington region. Sunday morning service opens with a hymn played on a pipe organ at some churches, but not at DC Metro Church, where a rock band provides the music. The church service is held at the Potomac Yard Regal 16 multiplex in Alexandria, Virginia David Stine is the Pastor. He says "Theater churches" are growing in popularity. There are approximately 180 of them now operating nationwide.

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