Dr Jennie Riley is an academic at the University of Aberdeen, researching contemporary religion and Christianity, death and dying and healthcare (you can read more about her research here and here). She enjoys reading, crafting, early 2000s worship music, and spending time on the beaches near her home and church in Sussex.
Does your church have an unconscious ‘middle-class uniform’? It could be putting off potential newcomers
Jennie Riley couldn’t help but notice that all the men in her church were all wearing a ’uniform’ of checked or striped shirts with jeans. Here she explores whether a consistent ‘middle-class dress code’ could be putting people off joining your church.