updated 9/2/2009 10:34:51 AM ET 2009-09-02T14:34:51

A Michigan church is enlisting Satan in a bid to drum up attendance at services.

Metro South Church in the Detroit suburb of Trenton is posting signs saying the non-denominational Christian congregation "sucks" and "makes me sick."

The ads are signed by Satan.

The campaign even has a Web site explaining why Satan hates the church.

Youth Pastor Adam Dorband told WJBK-TV the church is trying to reach out to people and cut through the "noise."

Dorband said Jesus "wants us to be creative and he wants us to ... use whatever it takes to reach people."

Pastor Jeremy Schossau said the campaign is meant to be whimsical and isn't intended to upset anyone.

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