IN GOD WE TRUST SERIES
THE NAKED 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.
In the middle of the Virginia forest, less than two hours from Richmond, a small family community decided nearly 30
years ago to live far from any material contingencies and therefore to live naked.
Among the members of this community who have adopted this way of life all year round, many Christians have quickly
expressed the desire to be able to live their faith also according to these principles.
So they built a small chapel and set out to find a pastor who would be willing to serve him completely naked.
Today two pastors officiating in a « conventional » way the rest of the time, take turns at weekends for a funny naturist
For Pastor Allan Parker, what could be more normal, « If God has made us like this and in his image, how can it be