Day One: Finding Church

I made it to church this morning, with the help of Google Maps.

As I revel in being #backinthefirstworld, I’m taking advantage of all the wonders of the internet that were off limits to my former offline existence.  So: when I need to find a place to attend church that will be a) close to my current sublet, or b) close to where I’m working and need to be this afternoon, I headed for Google Maps and typed “church near [the address of my home or office]” (this gives the same results as the old “church loc: address” search syntax).

There were too many options, so I exercised my picky-ness and changed it to “Episcopal”, and then Googled all the results that looked to be in the right neighbourhood.  I chose one with a service time that fit my schedule; in the end, it was the one I’d spotted when walking to work last week.

So that’s what it boils down to: a church in the right place, at the right time.

Are these the important things to look at when choosing a church?


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