I have to be honest, for the most part I don’t go unless I really think the person is cool. Church is not just my thing lol. It’s boring for the most part and usually leave me feeling sleepy.
I will only go to church is one of my kids or grandkids is involved. My youngest is highly vested in making daddy happy. She was married in a church. I read scripture and wasn't struck by lightening. Kinda disappointed, but. Oldest is married to a catholic, they may have their son baptized or what ever the catholics do. I will be there, but I'm no way will I bow my head.
I have, and may again.
If the person asking is important to me, and if my attendance is important to them, i will certainly consider going.
If they're inviting me to promote conversion, something i've ask straight out, the answer is no.
But for celebrations like a baptism, wedding, or Bar Mitzvah, i will attend out of love and respect for my friends or family.
I go for interests sake, if it’s a denomination I’ve not been to. Recently attended a service at a southern baptist church in Kentucky. It was fascinating and mind boggling that that many people could be so gullible. Maybe they were all just there for the music.
No, unless its in line with my New Thought beliefs. I still regret attending a Assembly of God Church years ago with with my Fundy aunt. Even though I rejected what they teach at the time, parts of it somehow seeped in and I had to consciously analyze everything I believed in to clear out the crap. It is surprising how many beliefs stick in our subconscious and effect our everyday lives even if we intellectually know they are false. I won't let any superstitions ever seep into my subconscious again. Knock on wood.
Gosh, I'm not sure. It would depend on my relationship with the person. I'm a god parent twice over and have had to sit through several baptisms and weddings, all of which have been in church. I went to those with little rancor, but if the option had been not to go, I may have taken it.
Absolutely not or ever. In my travels to foreign countries i always go for art and historical interest when there are no services and if I happen on to one, will be respectful. What is the most awakening experience you will ever encounter is to wander in when their is Choir Practice and you get to hear the Organ that was built in with the Church or Cathedral you had happened upon. Go alone or stay home.