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Island church blends sports fandom with worship - The Galveston County Daily News : Faith

September 20, 2014

Island church blends sports fandom with worship

Posted: Saturday, February 22, 2014 12:30 am

GALVESTON — In Texas, it has been suggested, spectator sports have come to parallel religions. After all, each sports has its own rituals, calendar, specially dressed officials and scads of faithful adherents. Not to mention long-running spats among fans.

Now since both young people and many men are choosing to sleep in on Sunday mornings but rise up in time to watch the big games on TV, often beginning at noon, what’s a church to do?

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