This is just one of a list of humorous quotations allegedly taken from church bulletins. Take a break from the daily grind and laugh out loud.
Other church bulletin quotations:
- “Say ‘hell’ to someone who doesn’t like you.”
- “Mr. Smith is also a close relative of his brother Wilbur in the church.”
- “Thursday night – Potluck supper. Prayer and medication to follow.”
- “Remember in prayer the many who are sick of our church and community.”
- “O come all ye faithful, sin in exultation.”
- “After today’s service, coffee and donuts will be served in the basement. Please come down and say hell to the pastor.”
- “For those of you who have children and don’t know it, we have a nursery downstairs.”
- “The rosebud on the altar this morning is to announce the birth of David Alan Belzer, the sin of Rev. and Mrs. Julius Belzer.”
- “Children will be led in sinning and Bible study.”
- “This afternoon there will be a meeting in the South and North ends of the church. Children will be baptized at both ends.”
- “This being Easter Sunday, we will ask Mrs. Lewis to come forward and lay an egg on the altar.”
- “There will be a baked bean supper next Sunday at 6:00 p.m. Music to follow.”
- “At the evening service tonight, the sermon topic will be ‘What is Hell?’ Come early and listen to our choir practice.”
- “Life groups meet on Wednesday evening at 7:00 PM for food, fun, and fellowwhipping.”
- “Marriage: An Institution To Be Endured.” — The subject of a sermon that should have read, “An Institution To Endure.”
- Bertha Belch, a missionary from Africa, will be speaking tonight at Calvary Methodist. Come hear Bertha Belch all the way from Africa.
- The Fasting & Prayer Conference includes meals.
- The sermon this morning: “Jesus Walks on the Water.” The sermon tonight: “Searching for Jesus.”
- Ladies, don’t forget the rummage sale. It’s a chance to get rid of those things not worth keeping around the house. Don’t forget your husbands.
- The peacemaking meeting scheduled for today has been canceled due to a conflict.
- Miss Charlene Mason sang “I Will Not Pass This Way Again,” giving obvious pleasure to the congregation.
- The Rector will preach his farewell message, after which the choir will sing: “Break Forth Into Joy.”
- Eight new choir robes are currently needed due to the addition of several new members and to the deterioration of some older ones.
- Scouts are saving aluminum cans, bottles, and other items to be recycled. Proceeds will be used to cripple children.
- The church will host an evening of fine dining, super entertainment, and gracious hostility.
- The ladies of the Church have cast off clothing of every kind. They may be seen in the basement on Friday afternoon.
- The pastor would appreciate it if the ladies of the congregation would lend him their electric girdles for the pancake breakfast next Sunday.
- Please place your donation in the envelope along with the deceased person you want remembered.
Here is a clean church anecdote taken from the same Web site that can be shared with colleagues:
A preacher was completing a temperance sermon: with great expression he said, "If I had all the beer in the world, I'd take it and throw it into the river."
With even greater emphasis, he said, "And if I had all the wine in the world, I'd take it and throw it into the river."
Finally, he said, "And if I had all the whiskey in the world, I'd take it and throw it into the river." He sat down.
The song leader then stood very cautiously and announced with a pleasant smile, "For our closing song, let us sing Hymn #365: 'Shall We Gather At the River.'"
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