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Woman who misses going to church turns garden shed into chapel and starts Youtube channel

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Judith Cornwall, a Christian in Selby, has turned her garden shed into a small chapel - with Bibles stored in the back of seats and flowers and hops hanging from the ceiling. 

Answering her critics on her Youtube channel 'Medlar Cottage Urban Dreaming', she said: "I miss going to church and I thought I'd bring the church to me."

The church has an altar table at the front with a lace cloth with a crucifix and solar-powered light. 

While filming the dried flowers and hops hanging everywhere, she commented: "It's so pretty", she said, "stupidly pretty, I think. It wouldn't be for everyone; it does smell a bit like a brewery."

She plans to live more "off-grid" and wants to spend less time on the internet or watching TV and spend less money. There is an area for her to make craft and be away from everything else. 

"If I've lost the plot, there are millions of people around the world who have also lost the plot by having faith so you'll have to ask them as well."

"I know of at least several people who have converted their garages or vans or sheds into churches and one of them is up for shed of the year. So, if it's not normal...there's quite a few people who are not normal as well."

Although it just has four chairs, she muses in the video about renting it out for weddings but can't because she lives on a council estate, meaning "it is soley for my pleasure, and a few friends and family if they want to come and have a look". 

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