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Fwd: the fire

>Subject: the fire
>Date: Tue, 20 Jul 99 21:12:59 -0700
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>From: davies <davies@primenet.com>
>To: "Annette Olsen" <olsenga@brigham.net>,
>        "Cheryl Sanders" <cmomgo@hotmail.com>,
>        "MaryJo Foster" <artmaryj@maqs.net>,
>        "Brennon Davies" <brdavies@globalcenter.net>,
>        "David and Peggy Glass" <glasshouse9@juno.com>,
>        "Don and Dee Yeager" <dyeager@primenet.com>
>At the start of a recent ecumenical gathering, a secretary rushed in 
>shouting, "The building is on fire!"
>	The Methodists gathered in a corner and prayed.  The Baptists cried, 
>"Where is the water?"  The Quakers quietly praised God for the blessings 
>that fire brings.  The Lutherans posted a notice on the door declaring 
>the fire evil.  The Roman Catholics passed the plate to cover the damage. 
> The Jews posted symbols on the doors hoping the fire would pass.  The 
>Congregationalists shouted, "Every man for himself!"  The Fundamentalists 
>proclaimed, "It's the vengeance of God!"  The Episcopalians formed a 
>procession and marched out.  The Christian Scientists concluded that 
>there was no fire.  The Presbyterians appointed a chairperson who was to 
>appoint a committee to look into the matter and submit a written report.  
>The Unity Students proclaimed the fire had no power over them.
>	The secretary grabbed the fire extinguisher and put the fire out.
>	The Mormons arrived ten minutes late to the meeting and missed the fire