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Goths have telephones too. [Aug. 7th, 2008|09:16 pm]
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In January( a couple of years ago apparently) , an Anglican church vicar in Cambridge, England, commenced twice-monthly services for goths (with black garments and rock music) at his St. Edward King and Martyr church. Vicar Martin Ramshaw, 34, said he is a goth himself and reports that his dozen or so worshippers go straight from services to a goth nightclub. (He will soon issue goth T-shirts with Jesus speaking, "If the world hates you, remember, it hated me first.") (Agence France-Presse, 1-19-06)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zV4ISDTnRLM
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[User Picture]From: jenniferline
2008-08-07 07:32 pm (UTC)
LOL @ the video! :)
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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2008-08-07 09:15 pm (UTC)
I liked it. ;)
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[User Picture]From: itsjustc
2008-08-07 07:57 pm (UTC)
lol - I'm pretty sure I've been to one of his services!
I go every year to 'Greenbelt' which is a Christian Arts festival where alternative services take place. If it wasn't his then there's more goth services about!
The same year I also went to a great (London based)biker/punk one as well!
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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2008-08-07 09:16 pm (UTC)
That's awesome!!! Was it really cool?
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[User Picture]From: itsjustc
2008-08-07 09:42 pm (UTC)
Yeah it was a late night service (about 11.30pm) and it was actually very peaceful and meditative. Lots of goth candelabra's and candlesticks. They had a group. The music was very gothy but the slow relaxing type.

The biker/punk one was a 10am service so it was very lively with lots of people pogoing and motor bikes around the edges! It was fun for getting going first thing!
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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2008-08-08 11:58 am (UTC)
That's really awesome. I haven't been to a gathering like that for about a decade. I need to do that again soon. I remember having a lot of fun.
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[User Picture]From: toothlesshag
2008-08-07 09:51 pm (UTC)
I met a group of Christian goths in DC. DC goth scene is pretty decent.
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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2008-08-08 11:57 am (UTC)
That's cool. :) Good to know.
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[User Picture]From: insane_hope
2008-08-07 11:02 pm (UTC)
a new and original ploy to get people to come to church, I'll give the christians a point for that one.
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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2008-08-08 11:56 am (UTC)
Me too. :) Originality's nice in religions. And often rare.
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[User Picture]From: monicarnsg
2008-08-08 03:37 am (UTC)
I need one of those T-shirts!
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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2008-08-08 11:55 am (UTC)
For real!! It;s a cool shirt.
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[User Picture]From: somafeysuicides
2008-08-08 07:39 am (UTC)
I used to be part of the goth 'clique' at church! A whole group of us who were accepted with open arms but also faced a lot of questions. I love that our parish accepted us as we are (after all it is come as you are) because I know a lot of other parishes and religious groups who aren't so accommodating.
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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2008-08-08 11:55 am (UTC)
That's very cool. *nod* Often times it isn't the case. I love to see religions embracing lifestyles that some would consider alternative.
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From: maiden_lane
2008-08-08 01:07 pm (UTC)
When all you seem to hear about these days is Churches comdemning homosexuality; it's nice to see some embracing some minorities.
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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2008-08-08 03:36 pm (UTC)
Agreed a thousand fold.
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From: ex_theglaiv
2008-08-09 10:51 am (UTC)
Goth Jesus. There's a tshirt I'd like to see.
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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2008-08-09 11:35 pm (UTC)
Haha, right? ;)
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