Magazine article The Saturday Evening Post

Divine Comedy: Church Bulletin Bloopers

Magazine article The Saturday Evening Post

Divine Comedy: Church Bulletin Bloopers

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Unintended humor knows no denomination, as evidenced by these gems collected from churches around the country.

* The pastor would appreciate it if the ladies of the congregation would lend him their electric girdles for the pancake breakfast next Sabbath.

* The Pastor will preach his farewell message, after which the choir will sing "Break Forth Into Joy."

* Remember in prayer the many who are sick of our church and community.

* The eighth graders will be presenting Shakespeare's Hamlet in the church basement Friday night at 7:00 p.m. The Congregation is invited to attend this tragedy.

* Thursday night: Potluck supper. Prayer and medication to follow.

* The rosebud on the altar this morning is to announce the birth of David, the sin of Rev. and Mrs. Adams.

* Tuesday at 4:00 p.m., there will be an ice cream social. All ladies giving milk will please come early.

* A bean supper will be held on Tuesday evening in the church hall. Music will follow.

* Weight Watchers will meet at 7:00 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church. Please use large door at the side entrance.

* Please join us as we all show our support for Amy and Alan as they prepare for the girth of their first child.

* The Lutheran Men's group will meet at 6:00 p.m. Steak, mashed potatoes, green beans, and bread will be served for a nominal feel.

* The Associational Minister unveiled the church's new tithing campaign slogan last Sunday: "I've Upped My Pledge--Now Up Yours. …

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