• Church camping movement seeks to spread the word far and wide

    12 days ago - By The Guardian

    ‘Champing' has had a record year with people bedding down in churches across England and Wales while throwing a lifeline to these historic buildings For millennia, pilgrims have taken time out from their epic hikes to overnight in churches, mosques, temples and monasteries to eat, sleep, pray and meditate while recovering from one day's hard slog and preparing for the next. Christians keep up this practice on pilgrimage routes across Britain and Europe. Now, people of all faiths and none are being invited to “champ” - church camp - in historic churches across England and Wales. The scheme...
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