Vandals force church closure

This Is Wiltshire: Church warden John Stidolph at St John’s Church warden John Stidolph at St John’s

VANDALS have forced St John’s Evangelical Church in Sutton Veny to close to the public, after it was attacked for the second time in just a few months.

The offenders went into the church in High Street sometime between 9am and 3pm on Friday and wrote an obscene word in the visitor’s book.

Church warden John Stidolph said: “I think we are disappointed that anyone who lives in the village would take that attitude towards their own church.

“The damage hasn’t caused any financial problems as we have luckily had volunteers clear it up, but I think lots of people are shocked that someone could desecrate the church in this way.”

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12:19am Sun 3 Nov 13

Mrs Donnyfly says...

Since when was writing an obscene word vandalism? Did God find it obscene?
Since when was writing an obscene word vandalism? Did God find it obscene? Mrs Donnyfly

9:49am Tue 5 Nov 13

beetawix says...

I would have expected the church to be stronger than to be 'forced' to close after an alleged obscene word was written by a twit.
I would have expected the church to be stronger than to be 'forced' to close after an alleged obscene word was written by a twit. beetawix

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