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A church in Germany held two Taylor Swift-themed services to attract young worshippers

A Protestant church in Germany has held two Taylor Swift-themed services aimed at attracting young worshipers to the pews. At the 600-year-old Church of the Holy Spirit (Heiliggeistkirche) in Heidelberg, southwest Germany, two special services were held over the weekend with music by the American pop superstar to inspire religious discussion and reflection. All 423 seats were quickly booked by people excited to take part in the experimental event titled 'Anti-Hero – Church Service Taylor Swift'. The demand was so great that the priests of the Church of the Holy Spirit decided to hold a second service to welcome as many hopeful believers as possible. Swift had a Christian upbringing having grown up in the “Bible Belt” of the American South, in Tennessee. The Southeastern and Southcentral States are known as socially conservative and theologically evangelical. The church's pastor, Christoph Elchipen, told the German edition of Deutsche Welle: “The Church of the Holy Spirit was […]
Source: News Beast

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