Date of Award

Summer 1980

Degree Type

Thesis - Restricted

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Ksobiech, Kenneth

Second Advisor

Jones, Leo

Third Advisor

Price, Michael J.


Attending church services and participating in church related activities have always been integral parts of my life. I am amazed, however, at the number of people I know who find church to be "terribly boring" and "totally irrelevant. "The Church has a crucial message to communicate and ought to be able to do so in a manner which is neither boring nor irrelevant. My background in theatre has convinced me that any message can be presented dynamically, if effort is made to find a successful method of presentation. With these thoughts in mind, I conducted the following research.