UK’s First TV Commercial for Christianity is Launched

Posted by Kendall Harmon

The UK's first mainstream TV commercial for Christianity will be broadcast on Channel Four next week.

It will be shown on Wednesday night, September 12, at 10.10pm during 'Brothers and Sisters', a drama starring Calista Flockhart.

The advertisement will be seen by millions of people across the nation during the next fortnight. As well as being shown on Channel Four, it is also appearing 58 times on the E4 and E4+1 digital channels and on 2,200 cinema screens nationwide for a week, starting today (Friday, September 7).

The commercial will also appear on screens in hundreds of bars nationwide and hundreds of buses in London and Birmingham.

The 60 second advertisement is for the popular Alpha course now running in 7,000 UK churches of all denominations across the UK.

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Posted September 10, 2007 at 5:09 am

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1. Sir Highmoor wrote:

It’s a great program. We just finished an Alpha course last week.

September 10, 5:23 am | [comment link]
2. CharlesB wrote:

Absolutely wonderful news.  My wife and I ran Alpha at two churches and it definitely changes lives in a very easy and non-confrontational way.  It is not the be-all or end-all for everything or everyone; but it is a big plus in the Kingdom.

September 10, 6:33 am | [comment link]

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