As New England sweltered in early July, Sunday mornings came and went without a single soul showing up for worship in the hot, stuffy sanctuary of First Congregational Church of Salem, N.H. Even the pastor stayed home.But God wasn't forgotten. Worship just waited until Wednesday evenings, when the cool comfort of the basement fellowship hall drew as many as 40 to sing and pray. That's 50 percent more than the church attracted when it met on summer Sundays.read more: http://www.usatoday.com/news/religion/story/2012-07-16/churches-wednesday-worship/56257864/1
_________________SI Moderator - Greg Gordon
We can think of this prophetically also that as the church suffers the heat of persecution it will be forced underground (in the basement) but will flourish as never before.