It is so easy to make an error in print. Just one little letter or a poorly phrased statement can give such a different meaning.
Ready for a few chuckles? The following are reported to be erred passages pulled from actual church bulletins:
**Don’t let worry kill you. Let the church help.
**Thursday night Potluck Supper. Prayer and medication to follow.
**Remember in prayer the many who are sick of our church and community.
**This afternoon there will be a meeting in the south and north ends of the church. Children will be baptized at both ends.
**Tuesday at 4 p.m. there will be an ice cream social. All ladies giving milk will please come early.
**This being Easter Sunday, we will ask Mrs. Jones to come forward and lay an egg on the altar.
**The service will close with “Little Drops of Water.” One of the ladies will quietly start and the rest of the congregation will join in.
**Next Sunday, a special collection will be taken to defray the cost of the new carpet. All those wishing to do something on the new carpet please come forward and get a piece of paper.
**The ladies of the church have cast off clothing of every kind and they may be seen in the church basement Friday.
**A bean supper will be held on Tuesday evening in the church hall. Music will follow.
**At the evening service tonight, the sermon topic will be “What is Hell?” Come early and listen to our choir practice.
**Weight Watchers will meet at 7 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church. Please use large double door at the side entrance.
**The 1991 Spring Council Retreat will be hell May 10 and 11.
**Pastor is on vacation. Massages can be give to church secretary.
**Eight new choir robes are currently needed, due to the addition of several new members and to the deterioration of some older ones.
**The Senior Choir invites any member of the congregation who enjoys sinning to join the choir.
**The eighth graders will be presenting Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” in the church basement on Friday at 7 p.m. The congregation is invited to attend this tragedy.
**The Rev. Adams spoke briefly, much to the delight of his audience.
**During the absence of our pastor, we enjoyed the rare privilege of hearing a good sermon when A. B. Doe supplied our pulpit.