An elderly woman walked into the local country church. The friendly
usher greeted her at the door and helped her up the flight of steps.
"Where would you like to sit?" he asked politely.

"The front row please." She answered.

"You really don't want to do that," the usher said. "The pastor is
really boring."

"Do you happen to know who I am?" the woman inquired.

"No." he said.

"I'm the pastor's mother," she replied indignantly.

"Do you know who I am?" he asked.

"No." she said.

"Good," he answered.


Show and Tell:

A kindergarten teacher gave her class a "show and tell" assignment.
Each student was instructed to bring in an object to share with the
class that represented their religion.

The first student got up in front of the class and said, "My name
is Benjamin and I am Jewish and this is a Star of David."

The second student got up in front of the class and said, "My name
is Mary. I'm a Catholic and this is a Rosary."

The third student got in up front of the class and said, "My name
is Tommy. I am Baptist, and this is a casserole."


The Best Way To Pray:

A priest, a minister and a guru sat discussing the best positions
for prayer while a telephone repairman worked nearby. "Kneeling is
definitely the best way to pray," the priest said.

"No," said the minister. "I get the best results standing with my
hands outstretched to Heaven."

"You're both wrong," the guru said. "The most effective prayer
position is lying down on the floor." The repairman could contain
himself no longer.

"Hey, fellas," he interrupted. "The best prayin' I ever did was
when I was hangin' upside down from a telephone pole."

Waking Up for Church:

One Sunday morning, a mother went in to wake her son and tell him
it was time to get ready for church, to which he replied, "I'm not going."

"Why not?" she asked.

I'll give you two good reasons." He said. "One, they don't like me,
and two, I don't like them."

His mother replied, "I'll give YOU two good reasons why you SHOULD
go to church. One, you're 54 years old, and two, you're the pastor!"

The Twenty and the One:

A well-worn one dollar bill and a similarly distressed twenty
dollar bill arrived at a Federal Reserve Bank to be retired. As they moved
along the conveyor belt to be burned, they struck up a conversation.

The twenty dollar bill reminisced about its travels all over the
country. "I've had a pretty good life," the twenty proclaimed.

"Why I've been to Las Vegas and Atlantic City, the finest
restaurants in New York, performances on Broadway, and even a cruise to the

"Wow!" said the one dollar bill. "You've really had an exciting

"So tell me," says the twenty," "where have you been throughout
your lifetime?"

The one dollar bill replies, "Oh, I've been to the Methodist
Church, the Baptist Church, the Lutheran Church..."

The twenty dollar bill interrupts, "What's a church?"

Goat for Dinner:

The young couple invited their elderly pastor for Sunday dinner.
While they were in the kitchen preparing the meal, the minister asked their
son what they were having.

"Goat," the little boy replied.

"Goat?" replied the startled man of the cloth, "Are you sure about

"Yep," said the youngster. "I heard Dad say to Mom, 'Today is just
as good as any to have the old goat for dinner.'"