The Meenister’s Log
It was “Good Shepherd Sunday” and his praise list included “The Lord’s My Shepherd”, “The King of love my shepherd is” and “the 23rd Psalm sung to the tune “Stairway to Heaven” (it works, but not for this particular congregation, whose youngest member was about eighty).
The children’s address was based around the movie “The Silence of the Lambs”
He also ran a bit short, so we had the “Lord’s Prayer” twice!
- On a pastoral visit to see a newly widowed member, it was established that she couldn’t drive. Said he, “That’s a nice motor you’ve got – what sort of price are you looking for?”
- “I used to be a plumber, before I got into this game – if you want me to check out your plumbing (nudge, nudge, wink, wink) just give me a bell”