After the birth of their child, an Episcopal priest, wearing his clerical collar, visited his wife in the hospital. He greeted her with a hug and a kiss, and gave her another hug and kiss when he left. Later the wife’s roommate commented: “Gee, your pastor sure is friendlier than mine.”

One day after a worship service, a preacher announced:
“The class on prophecy has been canceled due to unforeseen circumstances.”

In the middle of a long-winded sermon, a small child was overheard asking his mother in a whisper that we heard for a few pews around:
“Mommy, are you sure this is the only way we can get into heaven.”

A family invited some people to their home for dinner. At the table the mother turned to their six year old son and said, “Would you like to say the blessing?”
The son replied, “Ah, mom, I don’t know what to say?”
“Just say what you hear Mommy say,” she replied.
So the little boy bowed his head with everyone else and said, “Lord, why on earth did I invite all these people to dinner. Amen.”

A pastor friend put sanitary hot air hand dryers in the rest rooms at his church but after two weeks he had them removed. A colleague asked him why and he confessed that they worked fine but when he went in one of the restrooms, hung by the hand dryer was a sign that read,
“For a sample of this week’s sermon, push the button.”

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