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Alabama church to hold regular services in Buffalo Wild Wings

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An Alabama Buffalo Wild Wings will be the location of regular church services to attract those who otherwise wouldn't go to church. (AP)

After trying beer, it looks like churches are testing out the appeal of fast food to lure in parishioners.

An Alabama church announced it will start holding services at a local Buffalo Wild Wings to reach potential parishioners who "wouldn't go to a church."

According to AL.com, Reverend Wesley Savage, a youth pastor for the Riverchase United Methodist Church, said the church is planning to begin holding Sunday morning services at the chicken chain.

Savage says the 45-minute service is targeted to the "a population that would attend a service there that wouldn't go to a church."

"We believe there's a population that would attend a service there that wouldn't go to a church," Savage told AL.com. "We hope it's going to be a more inviting atmosphere."

This comes just a days after the launch of  the McMass Project, where organizers have begun raising funds to open a church in McDonald’s.  They hope that combining a fast-food and church could help "capture modern audiences."  

Signs like this are advertising the first mass, called "The Stream," which will take place on Sunday, promising "wings. prayer. sports."