Friday, August 11, 2006

UK: 'Elvis' makes cathedral's worship a box office hit
By Amy Iggulden
(Filed: 11/08/2006)

A cathedral
shook up its Sunday evening worship with a pioneering Elvis Presley night that attracted 900 people.

Some of the congregation wore T-shirts paying tribute to "the King", clutched programmes with Elvis's face on them and sang and clapped throughout the 75-minute service, which was led by an impersonator, Johnny Cowling.

Truro Cathedral, which moved its traditional evensong to 4.30pm last Sunday to make way for worship led by the impersonator, says it now wants to become even more adventurous because ordinary services "do not connect with people".
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