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  • The Styx
    Whether you need technical help, have a question or a bright idea about the forums, or just want to practice your BBCode before you wreak havoc elsewhere, welcome to the Styx.
    RSS Feed 65 discussions 2.9K comments Most recent: Keeping signed in by Gee D 2:16AM
  • Heaven
    Tell a tall story, recommend a movie, share a recipe, confess your TV binge watching, discuss whether the church cat should wear liturgically correct collars. Welcome to paradise.
    RSS Feed 146 discussions 9.6K comments Most recent: December Book Club - Winter Solstice by Andras 2:23PM
  • Purgatory
    Pull up a chair, get your brain in gear, and prepare for some serious time in Purgatory. This is our proper debate space for theology, ethics, politics, science, tech and culture.
    RSS Feed 285 discussions 31.1K comments Most recent: What is it about royalty? by Crœsos 3:18PM
  • Hell
    Got a complaint, a rant or a personal argument to settle? Add it to the uproar – so long as you have an infernally thick skin to match. But first, read and become one with the Hell guidelines.
    RSS Feed 52 discussions 8.9K comments Most recent: Let me make it clear; the Treeza Rant thread by jbohn 3:07PM
  • All Saints
    This is the place for all things community, with crew meets, birthdays, announcements, congratulations and prayer requests. Just arrived here? Say hello on the welcome thread.
    RSS Feed 73 discussions 12.9K comments Most recent: Tea and biscuits and GIN, the British thread by Mr Clingford 3:18PM
  • Ecclesiantics
    Looking for the rite stuff? This is where we talk about everything to do with church liturgy and worship practice, from thuribles and hymns to tambourines and slide projectors.
    RSS Feed 72 discussions 4.7K comments Most recent: Question re: President George HW Bush's funeral by Gee D 2:49AM
  • The Mystery Worshipper
    Pull up a pew and dip into comments, corrections and discussion about Mystery Worshipper reports. To add a new thread, go to the individual report and post a comment there.
    RSS Feed 16 discussions 166 comments Most recent: Ship of Fools: Manchester Cathedral, England by Amanda B Reckondwyth December 10
  • Kerygmania
    This is Ship of Fools on the Bible, where we look at biblical books, passages, episodes, characters, and even individual verses. Find online Bibles here: Bible Gateway, Oremus and Crosswalk.
    RSS Feed 59 discussions 2.2K comments Most recent: The Cloak and Digger Search for the Sacred Texts by Martin54 2:26PM
  • The Circus
    Anyone for celebrity death pool? Or everlasting sentences? How about a round of spot the weird headline? For quizzes, wordplay, polls and competitive hymn writing, look no further.
    RSS Feed 30 discussions 10.3K comments Most recent: spring by Raptor Eye 3:09PM
  • Dead Horses
    All the usual subjects that are flogged just a bit too enthusiastically are corralled here so they don't have to be endlessly rehashed on the other forums. May contain nuts.
    RSS Feed 18 discussions 831 comments Most recent: Creation and Evolution - Legacy thread by lilbuddha December 1
  • The 8th Day
    Currently running: Write or Wrong, a place to discuss the process of writing. If you want to write, try to write, or write and get it wrong, join us and see how others can help.
    RSS Feed 20 discussions 223 comments Most recent: The end of the line by Schroedingers Cat May 31
  • Limbo
    The threads that were reasonably deserving while they were alive are sent here for long-term storage. They're archived for reading only.
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