Topics with #church

Why I'm no longer asked to make cookies for the church bake sale ... ;)
By evestrat 8 94 comments KS Jan 2, 2018
I was face painting at a church last night (didn't burn up in there, lol) and this girl asked for a design element that we had to decipher. She kept explaining different parts of it and even tried to draw it out... turned out to be a cross. She was...
By pepperjones 8 17 comments WA Sep 9, 2018
I must admit I am extremely appreciative that on this forum I have been able to vent about my grief of losing Vincent without being flooded by prayers and God statements, and people trying to make me convert. Vincent's family gave him a mostly ...
By AprilLynn 5 32 comments MT July 26, 2018
I love this group and I refuse to leave now that I have someone in my life! It's been 5 weeks so far and things are progressing nicely. Happiest I been in 15 years! I didn't meet them here, but on a regular dating site. I have a REALLY good feeling ...
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By hipchick57 7 30 comments FL Sep 6, 2018
Now, this could entice me to join a church.
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By Indubitably 6 18 comments WI Mar 24
Pardon a boast: I preached and sang this morning at the Unitarian Universalist church in Montclair, NJ today and a woman in the reception line said, “Our Music Committee chair said there hasn’t been a voice that beautiful in this church for a ...
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By UUNJ 8 22 comments NJ Nov 25, 2018
Okay, last Florence post... she is shy about sharing this, but I adore my sister, her path as a nurse. Yesterday she volunteered at a Baptist Church (!!!) helping had out supplies and then sat with another nurse doing blood sugar tests and blood ...
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By John-Paul 7 13 comments NC Sep 25, 2018
Psychotic Break As some of you know I recently had a bad bout with my depression (don't really want to go into the details). I mean I was really depressed, like I should have been hospitalized (to stubborn for that). I had a psychotic break. I saw...
By Leutrelle 7 23 comments ID Jan 25, 2018
Sunday Morning Humor A crusty old man walks into the local Catholic church and says to the secretary, "I would like to join this damn church." The astonished woman replies, "I beg your pardon, Sir. I must have misunderstood you. What did you ...
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By ATDayHiker 7 8 comments TN Feb 10
I wish I new when I went to church.
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By Mokvon 8 9 comments TX Sep 11, 2018
Religion isn't a dealbreaker for me, but he just texted me from church and I just want to reply "did you confess?"
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By kjsgenie 7 14 comments MN Dec 8, 2018
Met my ex’s girlfriend at a church event tonight. She is delightful, and I will enjoy it if we can spend time with my daughters, without the ex. I hope she sticks around. But it was weird to know from our short conversation how many of our mutual ...
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By UUNJ 8 14 comments NJ Nov 17, 2018
I was born fourth generation Mormon. I served a mission for the church and spent years defending the faith. I’m currently in a place where I’ve come to regret the time and energy I’ve spent doing so, after having delved deeper into what I ...
By Bligh 4 38 comments HI Apr 23, 2018
Have you ever been asked, "What Church do you go too?' by your boss?
By paul1967 8 55 comments CA Mar 22, 2018
BUILD THAT WALL!! ...between church and state!!
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By Leafhead 8 10 comments WI Feb 9
"I still say a church steeple with a lightning rod on top shows a lack of confidence" Doug McLeod Happy middle of the night or the wee hours of Tuesday. :) I hate waking in odd hours but I can make use of the time. So I'm reading on here and ...
By Knitfreak 7 23 comments MI Feb 13, 2018
Putting it out there. @mistymoon77 put this awesome meme up. It really made me think, we always get churches in our face telling us, the media and the Governments how much good they do. I would love to put a poster like this on our community ...
By Rugglesby 8 10 comments Australia Mar 22, 2018
The next time the local church has a bake sale I know what I will be sending them as a charitable donation.
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By Surfpirate 8 10 comments Canada Feb 16
I stuck at SICU last night ( surgical ICU ), man , lion in a cage , pacing up and down the hall and not knowing what to do w self . But they had some challenging cases and I had no choice than utilizing skills , part of my contract , when they need ...
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By Pralina1 8 21 comments VA Feb 23
This is how a church should be. Your thoughts?
By LiterateHiker 8 32 comments WA Dec 9, 2018
So my dad just passed away, I buried him this last Saturday. He was an alcoholic and very mean. Before my parents divorced he had gone to church and even brought the pastor to the house (dripping wet) to show my pegan mother he had been saved in the...
By Allikat 6 21 comments MO Mar 25
POLL Double entendre: Erotica Intentional or Not?
By VictoriaNotes 8 33 comments MS Jan 31, 2018
As a 6 year old - I was sexually abused by a priest- it took me more than 40 years to say something because I wasn’t going to until I had an audience that would listen to me - that was a royal commission- I went on to sue “god” aka the ...
By Gina1959 4 36 comments Australia May 28, 2018
I`m gonna make a whole load of people on this site jealous. This is how secular we are in the UK. Today I did a job in a church. As the guy was showing me what he wanted doing etc. I casually talked about Pastor John`s sermon in the royal wedding. To...
By 273kelvin 8 14 comments UK May 22, 2018
My T-shirt and a fine pen came in the mail... thank you, it will get used, perhaps on Election Day since I vote at a church. Thank you Youtube ... adding the vid because what the hell ... I don’t date the banjo player anymore but we...
By ArdentAtheist 8 9 comments FL Oct 18, 2018
Terrorizing Children in the Name of God is Legal in the U.S.
By VictoriaNotes 8 44 comments MS Apr 10, 2018
"In my life, I have watched John Kennedy talk on television about missiles in Cuba. I saw Lyndon Johnson look Richard Russell squarely in the eye and and say, "And we shall overcome." I saw Richard Nixon resign and Gerald Ford tell the Congress that ...
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By Closeted 8 9 comments IL Jan 5
Could be awkward at ,,, say,,,, a church. Lol
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By Science-guy 8 11 comments Canada Mar 17
I’ve Never Believed Finding myself in a different space than most atheists and agnostics in that I have never believed in a god or gods. My family is Christian and though we didn’t go to church much or on a regular basis I have been to church ...
By itchic 4 19 comments AZ Dec 30, 2017
When my daughter was nine (so, tens years ago) we moved back to Alabama. The long-time friend I was engaged to decided she wanted to expose the kids to Church. Southern.Baptist.Church. Now, keep in mind that I had been raised with a Catholic ...
By DerekD 7 20 comments AL Mar 15, 2018
Do you believe in a HIGHer power?
By silvereyes 8 27 comments OK Mar 17, 2018
When I was a teenager, I'd occasionally go to a youth group with a friend of mine. It was before I had decided one way or another about religion, and I was fairly uneducated about the different kinds of Christianity. Now I know that it was an ...
By Librophile13 6 19 comments PA May 11, 2018
Happy Resurrection Day everyone!! Not to mention the awesomeness of April Fool's Day simultaneously occurring in tandem! I'm terrible but every Christmas and Easter my family likes to call me and the WHOOLE family gathers around to chat with ...
By Sadoi 7 20 comments MI Apr 1, 2018
A priest and rabbi were seated next to each other on a train. After a while, the priest turned to the rabbi and asked, 'Is it still a requirement of your faith that you not eat pork?' The rabbi responded, 'Yes, that is still one of our laws.'...
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By RichieO 7 6 comments Ireland Dec 23, 2018
More Hypocrisy in church
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By Boxdoc 7 7 comments MI Mar 3
Funny story. When I was five years old, my mother took me to Sunday School because my grandmother was visiting (who was Baptist) and we had to make a good impression. I had never been to Sunday School and when the teacher said "Now boys and girls, we...
By DarwinistOne 7 11 comments TX May 21, 2018
When you questioned, was critical thinking discouraged?
By VictoriaNotes 8 23 comments MS Mar 15, 2018
Well - after reading the many posts on the subject, and after being on other dating sites lately, without meeting anyone that happened to "spark" me, just by happenstance, I met this guy at the gym I go to. A very gradual development, that is...
By evergreen 8 14 comments FL Feb 28, 2018
Ben: (In confession) Bless me Father, for I have sinned. I made out with a guy. Priest: Ben, I know that's you. And who was this guy you made out with? Ben: I cannot tell you, Father, his family is upstanding in the church. Priest: Was it ...
By Benthoven 8 8 comments NY Dec 19, 2017
The recent discussions regarding BDSM, Dom and Sub, etc, made me curious. I went to Fetlife and signed up for research purposes of course and found a test. The test determines how kinky and ranks them from high to low. I scored a very very high 98% ...
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By JSchaper 6 14 comments IA Sep 19, 2018
"Standing in a church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in a garage makes you a car." George Carlin
By WilliamCharles 7 10 comments CA Mar 21
Forest Gump Goes to Heaven When Forest Gump died, he stood in front of St. Peter at the Pearly Gates. St. Peter said, "Welcome, Forest. We've heard a lot about you." He continued, "Unfortunately, it's getting pretty crowded up here and we find ...
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By ATDayHiker 7 8 comments TN Mar 17
Two contrasting photos of Britain in 1967. Newchurch , a village on the Isle of Wight in the South of England. The pub and church are still there but the Victorian houses on the left have been replace by 1970s housing. A wet day in Belfast, York ...
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By Forkbeard 6 7 comments UK Aug 21, 2018
POLL Give your thoughts on feature priorities for 2018!
By Admin 8 72 comments Online Jan 5, 2018
Just got to New Orleans today and found this bar made from an old church. Best conversion ever.
By Unimatrix907 6 12 comments AK Jan 22
An elderly Frenchman who lived on the outskirts of Grostenquin, France in 1963 went to the local church for confession. When the priest slid open the panel in the confessional, the man said: "Father... during World War II, a beautiful Jewish woman ...
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By RichieO 7 4 comments Ireland Nov 16, 2018
What's your favourite building?
By Jnei 8 40 comments UK Mar 30, 2018
Ooooooooooklahoma.....where the wind comes sweeping down the plains...and there is a church on every damn corner! LOL
By SkotlandSkye 8 14 comments OK Feb 20
Church in Stuttgart...
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By maxflyer 5 5 comments CO Jan 26
Please share any fun thing that you did on Halloween. Pictures are welcome. I took my dog out as Batman and I was Poison Ivy and we gave out candy to kids downtown. There was even free hot dogs given out by a church, (Ha-Ha, No, I did not burst into ...
By alanalorie 7 39 comments KS Nov 1, 2018
What has been the dumbest religious comment/response/statement you have ever heard personally? Mine happened this week and I'm still shaking my head about it. My kids and I spent Xmas in New Orleans and spent xmas eve watching the lighting of the...
By Crimson67 8 31 comments KY Dec 31, 2017
Hey There Fellow Aggies! I’m proud to say that after 33 years as an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of latter-day Saints (aka Mormons) (aka freaky cult) (aka my one of America’s most lucrative businesses, cleverly disguised as a ...
By That_Blonde_Guy 4 24 comments FL May 14, 2018
Divorced Atheists with kids?
By Apunkonyx 4 27 comments MN Apr 29, 2018
General vent about being atheist in a very Christian community. I feel like I constantly have to defend my atheism. I live in an area where most people go to church on Sunday, but that's the only day they practice their religion, yet they call ...
By CraftyRivers 3 34 comments WI Jan 25, 2018
So I’ll just come out and say it, I just joined today and here’s why.. Live in Boca and just heard the podcast with sam harris and Dawkins discussing how one thing that lacks in the atheist (or whatever name you choose to call it) worldview is ...
By flinsco 3 19 comments FL Mar 13, 2018
Catholic church league softball?
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By Stevil 8 16 comments TN Mar 24
Not really looking for answers or anything here, just musing. I am talking to a new guy, and when I mentioned that I am from Kansas he said something along the lines of "oh from Kansas, and an atheist. That must have been interesting for you." ...
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By kjsgenie 7 13 comments MN Mar 5
Today's adventure: the Sheela-na-gig and the Whittlesford Witch (this time, with the big posh camera as I forgot to charge my phone!) To my eyes, St Mary and St Andrew in Whittlesford (Photo 1) is the prettiest village church in the county of ...
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By Jnei 8 18 comments UK Aug 3, 2018
Invisible church organ 😸
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By SeaGreenEyez 7 6 comments IN Jan 28
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By ksmartines 6 11 comments AL May 25, 2018
Take Two...
By skado 8 14 comments AL Jan 24, 2018
I don't know what to do today! Gave up church for Lent, but have found out they are serving Irish whiskey with their wafers today. Please advise.
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By mzee 7 11 comments MD Mar 17
I think it's funny when me, the atheist, defends the Pope to people of his own religion. I'm finding myself doing this more and more lately. The poor dude is trying to bring the Catholic church into the modern times (or closer to it, anyway), to keep...
By lslatt1 5 35 comments NY July 22, 2018
Work today meant driving fifty miles across the Fens, the flat, low lying and human drained lands of England at or near sea level ( Little Holland ). Some people think they are dreary a charmless, but others think they have a sometimes bleak and ...
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By Fernapple 7 11 comments UK Mar 14
When Christians Were Atheists
By skado 8 18 comments AL Feb 22
Subtle way to avoid baking for church functions:
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By bigpawbullets 8 8 comments OH Feb 23
Have you ever stopped reading a book, listening to a song, or watching a show because it added religion into the mix?
By silvereyes 8 56 comments OK Feb 10, 2018
Atheists Are Brainwashed By The Scientific Method
By Dougy 7 60 comments WV Jan 30, 2018
Hello! I'm brand new here...😊 A little background to my query: I was raised in a Pentecostal (Assemblies of God) church, which teaches that all good things come from the Lord. I just graduated with my second bachelor's degree, which I earned...
By Barba01 4 35 comments IN May 22, 2018
While redecorating a church, three nuns become extremely hot and sweaty in their habits, so Mother Superior says, "Let's take our clothes off, and work naked." The other two nuns disapprove, and ask, "What if someone sees us?" But the Mother ...
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By RichieO 7 5 comments Ireland Nov 28, 2018
LINK Jeff Sessions cites Romans 13, a Bible passage used to defend slavery, in defense of family separations - The Washington Post
By AmelieMatisse 8 19 comments PA June 15, 2018
Can I talk about my feelings for a bit?
By imahermit 5 81 comments LA Oct 11, 2018
Last year, the local Catholic Church here in southern Delaware placed a thousand white crosses on their front lawn as a memorial to the thousands of "babies" that are aborted each year. As if this weren't bad enough, they next put up a large sign ...
By RobLawrence 7 26 comments DE May 24, 2018
Sharing a story. so today I went to a mechanic, was waiting in the waiting area, in comes a lady in her late 60,s I am used to the random god crap, so at first I did my best o ignore her. then she starts preaching to the room about how she has ...
By MichaelSpinler 8 15 comments NC Jan 8, 2018
What is your fondest childhood memory? Well, there were not many in the mundane lives of a lower-to-poor middle class family in The South. My father was a minister, so our social experience did not stray far from School and Sunday morning, Sunday ...
By GuyKeith 8 20 comments CO June 2, 2018
A bartender went into a church, a cathedral and a mosque. He had no idea how jokes work.
By ThomasMeador 7 9 comments TX Nov 15, 2017
Recently a friend told me a joke about a couple arriving in Heaven and receiving a tour. Their beautiful new home was on a golf course and every month it would switch to another famous course. They were shown the dining hall filled with wonderful ...
By Vickylyn 6 26 comments OR May 28, 2018
Be honest! Have you ever let someone just fall during church when they caught the Holy Ghost?
By EmeraldJewel 7 31 comments OK Feb 17, 2018
Anyone else feel isolated? How do adults even make friends? I have none. I wonder if the social connectedness of church is what keeps rational people attending.
By BeccaVa 7 91 comments VA Sep 23, 2018
Although l was raised Baptist and went to every church srvice/bible study there was (because my parents made me go), as soon as l didn't live at home any more (and could choose for myself), l never went back. I grew up knowing something was wrong ...
By Free_2B_Me 7 12 comments Jan 22, 2018
So that’s all the time? The catholic church is so good at anticipating your needs, if you don’t have a demon in your house they will supply one and a priest to get rid of the demon, mind you, it turns out the priest is the demon, so don’t let ...
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By RichieO 7 5 comments Ireland Jan 13
When the younger generation is leaving the church...
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By DangerDave 8 9 comments NV Jan 22
Would you dare to have sex in a church?
By Sarahroo29 8 170 comments CO Mar 29, 2018
Actual photo of a church sign I've been driving by daily for the past two weeks. It's a small church, but I can't believe no one has pointed out how funny it is.
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By dkp93 7 10 comments SC Oct 15, 2018
Trump's latest executive order shatters Johnson Amendment. Now Churches can support political candidates. What happened to Division of Church and State?
By sassygirl3869 9 14 comments NY Jan 23, 2018
Living in the American South has been pretty surreal. In the towns and cities, church premises abound, carrying the weathered weights of the architecture of a by-gone period, neatly tucked within more contemporary surroundings. The glasses are ...
By Traffique_Jaam 4 11 comments MS Feb 13, 2018
You died, I lived, god is good!
By Barnie2years 7 28 comments PA Mar 29, 2018
LINK Missouri City Councilman Shuts Down Christian Bigot During Debate Over Equality | Hemant Mehta
By Lukian 8 10 comments Canada Sep 17, 2018
Bad Christian Dates For some reason I was reminded recently of a girl who asked me out a few years ago. I'm quite flattered when a woman asks me out so of course I said yes. Anyway I assumed we would get dinner or a movie or something but when ...
By Strabo 6 30 comments Australia Aug 15, 2018
Gay tales, stories about being a father of a gay son. When my son came out as gay we were active in church, a church that was mildly hostile to gay folks. In support of or son we changed churches to the Metropolitain Community Church a, from the ...
By Tominator 6 5 comments VA Aug 14, 2018
Would this work better in a mall or church parking lot?
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By KingofHarts 7 7 comments CT Dec 10, 2018
EATING CHURCH PIE - Earlier this week a woman brought an apple pie into the office to share with her co-workers. She had purchased the pie the day before at her church bake sale. I was standing right next to her and when she offered us the pie...
By Sgt_Spanky 7 12 comments FL Aug 15, 2018
We released a new tag feature for all posts today and wanted to explain it a little. Tags are just 1-3 word keywords (e.g., love, ClimateChange ) that help and find categorize topics. When you submit a post, we automatically look for words and ...
By Admin 8 16 comments Online Dec 19, 2017
Today's thoughts: I remember how sad my grandmother was when I started refusing to go to church as a teenager. She would ask me so sweetly if I would please go with her, and I didn't yet know how to tell her why I wouldn't. I didn't want to upset ...
By WickedNicki 7 11 comments MA Mar 20, 2018
So grateful this community exists! I'm struggling at working listening to recently sober crack and meth addicts talking about miracles and god and trying to push their beliefs on everyone. Trying to turn a treatment center into a church. I understand...
By anonymous 7 12 comments Online June 15, 2018
I have to confess-I gave to the church today :( In my defense there were DONUTS involved! Working in my garden kid from next door comes over. Her name is Genesis (yup!) Very religious family. Church goers, no Halloween for the kids.... I ...
By AmiSue 8 28 comments CT Apr 28, 2018
The Roman Catholic church has admitted many of its priests & bishops committed child rape and other sexual/physical abuse across the world. Its involvement in the deaths of hundreds of infants in Irish orphanages and the abuse of women in the ...
By kozmic 6 19 comments WI Sep 13, 2018
I've been puzzling for years over how to create more, and better communities for atheists. I love singing in choirs, and I like the idea of the large, diverse, supportive communities churches create for themselves. I actually started a facebook page ...
By JamieB 5 14 comments CO Oct 3, 2017
Don't let the fact that this happened in a rural church in Virginia throw you. It is a good thing 😉 []
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By MikeEC 7 7 comments IL July 21, 2018
Hi all. I'm new here and I had planned on keeping to myself with my views so that I didn't come across as pontificating to make my personal point. When I found this site I was so happy that I would be surrounded (hopefully) by folks who had evolved...
By Sunny63 3 7 comments MI June 9, 2018
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