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(AJC) — Rock climbing walls, kids’ spaces that resemble small Disneylands, bookstores, state-of-the-art sound systems.  It’s church — supersized. In metro Atlanta and elsewhere, the number of megachurches, which have long been defined as having a weekly attendance of 2,000 or more, are still drawing huge numbers of worshippers and receiving millions of dollars in the collection plate. “Megachurches have really succeeded because they service all needs of the community, the spiritual and the social,” said Lerone A. Martin, an assistant professor of American religious history at Eden Theological Seminary in St. Louis.

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