IN GOD WE TRUST SERIES
THE TINY MOBILE CHURCH
This report is part of [ In God we trust ] series.
[ In God we trust ] is an exploration of American society through a religious prism.
Since retiring as a Virginia state employee, Bill Malbon, who had already been a pastor officiating weddings since 1992,
had the good idea in 2005 to build the first tiny mobile church in the United States.
The 30 square metre church is built on the model of a traditional country church with Gothic windows and a real bell
The church can accommodate up to 25 people (tightening a little…) and has benches.
Bill Malbon thus travels with his small chapel the cities and the countryside of Virginia to propose unusual and original
marriages at low prices.
He even ventured further into the eastern United States.
The church has a bell tower but no sign of belonging to a particular denomination, it is a non-denominational church
that allows officiating marriages of all religious denominations, Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, Orthodox, Muslim,…