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Open invitation from the Island's churches

People across the Isle of Man are being urged to swap their Sunday morning lie in for worship this weekend.

Back to Church Sunday is an international event, which last year saw an extra 83,000 people on pews, more than 15 per cent of whom went to church every week after that.

This year more than 20 churches on the Island are inviting friends and families who haven't attended Sunday services for some time to make a return.

Local co-ordinator Canon Malcolm Convery says making the first move can be daunting:

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