TO THE EDITOR:

     (Re: “Church-roll decline offers opportunity,” May 2, 2019) A recent issue of the Ripon Commonwealth Press contained an editorial on the fate of churches and the success of Ripon Community Church ...

     So I recently attended a 10:30 “service” of RCC. It was consumerist entertainment. There were flags, televisions, and it was literally like going to a movie.

     The room was dark and only the stage was lit. The minister was dressed very shabbily as was the band. The “congregation” was asked to do, and did, basically nothing.

     There was nothing about repentance or what individuals, families, businesses, corporations, cities, and nations owe to the universe that gives them existence.

     Nothing about what should be done with businesses that are open on Sunday, which means their employees can’t attend RCC.

     Anyone who has spent a little time in schools these days knows the students expect to be entertained almost all the time.

     Heaven help a teacher that the students don’t find sufficiently entertaining. ...

— Gary Wetzel
N8382 Arcade Glen Road

     To read the entire letter, see the June 6, 2019 edition of The Ripon Commonwealth Press.