Anthony Churilla Essay 2 - TITLE OF PAPER Empty Pews 1 Empty Pews Anthony J Churilla College Comp 1 Steve Edgehouse TITLE OF PAPER Empty Pews 2 Empty

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TITLE OF PAPER: Empty Pews 1 Empty Pews Anthony J. Churilla College Comp 1 Steve Edgehouse September 28, 2019
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TITLE OF PAPER: Empty Pews 2 Empty Pews In recent years, there has been a significant decrease in the amount of people who attend church. Not only has the shift in society from one where tradition is applied to one where individuals make their own decisions impacted everyday lives of people, it has also affected the attendance of those who used to attend church diligently. Attending church is a weekly choice for many, however more recently families have slacked off on their dedication to the church and their personal beliefs. A real world application would be similar to one of the following. Johnny, a teenager glances at his mom with a scowling face when he hears that he has to go to church the next morning instead of going to the waterpark with his buddies. This would be the second Sunday in a row that they have missed church. Johnny refuses and tells his mom, “Please can I go it’ll be the last weekend of the year the waterpark is open.” His mother responds, “It’s not good missing church again.” Johnny then refutes, “It's also Sam’s birthday party, I can't miss that!” His mother finally caves in and says, “Fine Johnny, but this will be the last one.” She's oblivious to the fact that more and more excuses are bound to popup each weekend. The following weekend they stay out late Saturday night, and the weekend after that they can't miss the fall festival, and so on until Johnny’s mother doesn’t recognize the significance of them missing Sunday masses. One of religious faith may keep themselves accountable for their church attendance, however there are many individuals who slack off on their dedication to their church groups as they continue to miss services. As the years go by, Sunday services collect fewer people. Some
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