Kids in Church


3-year-old Reese : ‘Our Father, Who does art in heaven, Harold is His name. Amen.’ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

The pastor noticed little Johnny was standing and staring up at the large plaque that hung in the foyer of the church. The young man of seven had been staring at the plaque for some time, so the pastor walked up and stood beside him and, gazing up at the plaque, he said quietly, “Good morning, son.”

“Good morning, pastor” replied the young man not taking his eyes off the plaque.

“Sir, what is this?” Johnny asked.

“Well son, these are all the people who have died in the service,” replied the pastor. Soberly, they stood together staring up at the large plaque.

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The Price

There once was a man named George Thomas, pastor in a small New England town. One Easter Sunday morning he came to the Church carrying a rusty, bent, old bird cage, and set it by the pulpit. Eyebrows were raised and, as if in response, Pastor Thomas began to speak…”I was walking through town yesterday when I saw a young boy coming toward me swinging this bird cage. On the bottom of the cage were three little wild birds, shivering with cold and fright. I stopped the lad and asked, “What you got there, son?” “Just some old birds,” came the reply.

“What are you gonna do with them?” I asked.

“Take ’em home and have fun with ’em,” he

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Father Ted

A boy who became a priest

His home life was violent and he’d seen his father raping two of his older sisters. Like most boys of his age, he’d engaged in some petty crime, some of the proceeds he gave to his mum who never asked any questions and the rest of it was usually spent on booze.

Ted was a bright boy, but he had no distinguishing characteristics. He was typical of most boys, he liked to get drunk and talk about sex with his mates. He’d not long turned eighteen when he did a burglary, he only took the cash and treated his mates to a few drinks. There were five of them in their childhood hangout, a

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