More than 12,000 congregations are participating in National Back to Church Sunday this weekend.
In the Carson Valley area, three churches have registered to participate, however, the invitation is open to attend any church.
Back to Church Sunday is the third Sunday of September when people who do not regularly attend church are invited and welcomed to a church near them.
"It's time Christians made a stand. There are too many people on the fence or indifferent about coming to church," Living Word Fellowship Pastor Gene Holman said. "Any motivation to get people to move out and make a decision …