- (They make you groan, but in a good way.)
- How many Charismatics does it take to change a light bulb?
- Only one since his/her hands are in the air anyway.
We read that we are to so fear and love God that we cannot by our own effort or understanding comprehend the replacement of an electromagnetic photon source. It is, rather by faith, NOT by our efforts (effected toward the failed worldly incandescence), that we truly see, and that our own works cannot fully justify us in the presence of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Of course, it is still dark.
- How many Presbyterians does it take to change a light bulb?
- None. Lights will go on and off at predestined times.
- One. But soon all those around can warm up to its glowing...(all together!) that's how it is with God's love (sing along!) once you've experienced it, you want to sing, it's fresh like Spring, you want to pass it on....
- How many United Church of Christ members does it take to change a light bulb?
- Eleven. One to change the light bulb. And ten more to organize a covered dish supper that will follow the changing of the bulb service.
- 1. We choose not to make a statement either in favor of or against the need for a light bulb. However, if in your own journey, you have found that a light bulb works for you, that is fine. You are invited to write a poem or compose a modern dance about your personal relationship to your light bulb and present it next month at our annual light bulb Sunday service, in which we will explore a number of light bulb traditions, including incandescent, fluorescent, three-way, long-lived, and tinted; all of which are equally valid paths to luminescence through Jesus Christ. OR
2. Undetermined. Whether your light is bright, dull, or completely out, you are loved --you can be a light bulb, turnip bulb, or tulip bulb. Church wide lighting service is planned for Sunday. Bring bulb of your choice and a covered dish.
- How many Catholics does it take to change a light bulb?
- None. We always use candles.
I'm out of town until Monday...I.C.