Thinking Out Loud

June 3, 2008

World’s Smallest Church?

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: — searchlightevents @ 7:51 pm

Cross Island Chapel So is this really the world’s smallest church?  If you travel to the satire and humor site, www.ship-of-fools.com you’ll find a feature called Mystery Worshiper.  The site is strongly biased towards Episcopalian and Anglican churches, but a few mega-churches pop up now and then.   The site is archived back to 1999, and they have visited nearly 1,600 different churches.   Each visit requires that an identical list of questions be answered, some of which are more superficial than others.    The church in the picture, Cross Island Chapel, is only accessible by boat, and checks in at approx. 29 square feet in size.

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4 Comments »

  1. […] To learn more about the church in the picture, visit the blog entry World’s Smallest Church. […]

    Pingback by Worship Environments — Was Jon Acuff Reading This Blog on Saturday? « Thinking Out Loud — November 10, 2008 @ 11:29 pm

  2. Hi Paul, Is the Cross Island Chapel image yours? If so, is it available at high-res (c. 300dpi/3MB file) I’m trying to loacate an image for use in a children’s educational book: Record Breakers: Buildings, to be published in 2010 by Wayland Books. I’d be very grateful to hear if you could help. thanks & best, Kate (London, UK)

    Comment by Kate Lockley — November 25, 2009 @ 1:45 pm

  3. […] Cross Island Chapel in Oneida, New York has turned up on this blog before, but the one in Drumheller, Alberta was new to […]

    Pingback by Trend Toward Part-Time Church Staff Raises Other Issues « Thinking Out Loud — August 13, 2011 @ 11:40 am


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