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Poll Roundup: Summers and Skipping Church

Jerod Clark

Bethanykj
June 18, 2009

If it's possible, I like to attend the home church of the person I'm visiting. I really enjoy the opportunity to learn about how other congregations worship. Sometimes, though, I just take a week off, especially if I'm traveling on foot/public transportation.

Melanie
June 18, 2009

We do not go to church when we are out of town, unless we are visiting friends and go to church w/ them. We do not miss church when we are home. Like ever.

Caseystubbs
June 19, 2009

I very rarely miss church. I love God but I also like going to church, it is important for me and my family.

Jerod
June 19, 2009

Sometimes summers are tricky for me. My wife and I spend some summer weekends at her parents place along Lake Michigan. It's in a Christian community that has it's own church of sorts. It's interesting because there's a different guest preacher every weekend, but I do miss my home church.<br><br>I do make sure we continue to tithe at our home church. I think it's important to continue to support our church even if we're out of town.

John
June 19, 2009

For years I traveled frequently for the government. When I was away from home I went to other churches on Sunday and it still is a nice feeling. I always felt welcome from Florida to New Jersey and from Missouri to Washington. I believe that you can and should talk to God everyday and that everyday you should show others the love of God to them no matter where you are. In God's Grace John

Gene
June 19, 2009

I'm glad to see the results of this survey but I wonder if this poll is skewed a little since most readers of this blog probably tend to be core and committed church members. <br><br>

Preacherjoe
June 20, 2009

I always go to church and if we are on vacation, my wife and I find a local church where we can go and worship. We both feel like we have lost something or we are missing something if we are unable to go.

Russell
June 21, 2009

Our Summer Vacation is spent at the Keswick Convention in England. We tend to skip church there on the Sundays, since we are involved in running a campsite for people arriving over the weekend. However, we also tend to make at least one meeting every other day of the week.<br><br>Other times, it depends on where we're going and when we're travelling. Since I work in retail, I work every Saturday, so we're often travelling on the first Sunday of a vacation.

Joseph Feraco
June 22, 2009

I read a chapter a day out of the Bible weather I am in vacation or not and alway read my Daily Bread.

Bethanykj
June 22, 2009

as with any poll, it measures what it measures. This one measures readers of this blog who answers polls, definitely not the church-attending population as a whole.

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