Interview with Sanderson Jones celebrant in chief at the Sunday Assembly

Inspiring City

It’s been called an atheist church, but the Sunday Assembly is only that in part.  It’s part atheist church, part foot stomping show but 100% celebration of life!  So says Sanderson Jones the comedian at the heart of the assembly which runs on the first Sunday of every month.   The motto for the Sunday Assembly is ‘live better, help often and wonder more’.  “Who can disagree with that” says Jones.  

The recent star of the Gumtree adverts, Jones describes himself as looking like a “shipwrecked Bee Gee”.  He has an imposing presence, a fine beard and long hair which goes some way to explaining the self-depreciating pun.  He is an atheist of course and describes the fact that he does not believe in God as being a “hugely positive, powerful force” in his life.  

The assembly format wouldn’t be too dis-similar to those people used to a more…

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