I hope the people at your church know it is okay to smile every once in a while. Even laugh occasionally (but not during the pastor’s sermon, please!). Sometimes I think we take the things that happen at church a bit too seriously.
Do you know what I mean?
No, I’m not talking about things like sin or theology or repentance or anything like that. Certainly those things have their place and should always be taken quite seriously, indeed.
Actually, I’m talking about the lighter things that happen in and around your church. Like the things that appear in your Sunday morning church bulletin, for example.
Rarely does anyone ever create the Sunday bulletin and then run it by the pastor or a few sanctified editors for things like punctuation, clarity, etc…but maybe we should. Why do I say that, you ask? Well, read the following list of actual church bulletin bloopers and you’ll understand why.
These are funny, embarrassing, hilarious, and…oh, just read them yourself. Enjoy, and share them with someone at your church who needs a good laugh!
- Due to the Rector’s illness, Wednesday’s healing services will be discontinued until further notice.
- Bertha Belch, a missionary from…