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  • MsFunkay
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    "Performers broke eggs meant for an Easter egg hunt and also
    > > portrayed a drunken man and a self-mutilating woman, said Jennifer
    > > Norelli-Burke, another parent who saw the show in Glassport,
    > > southeast of Pittsburgh."

    i admit i haven't been to church in some time, but what does the drunk man and self mutilating woman have anything to do with anything?

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  • King
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    Originally posted by The Kev@Apr 7 2004, 03:46 PM

    Those people are kooks.
    AOGs.

    Razzy, any comment????

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  • Crackless McCracken
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  • Reggie Cleveland
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    I'm playing Pilate.
    ....while Sympathy for the Devil is heard in the distance....

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  • Bleacher Creature
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    Coming at Christmas: The congregation stones Santa to death.

    Those people are kooks.

    BTW, I'm in my church's Good Friday play.

    I'm playing Pilate.

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  • BringBackZezel
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    Did the church at least refund everyone's cover charge?

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  • Dr.Gonzo
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    Maybe I need to reconsider attending church.

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  • Reggie Cleveland
    started a topic The Passion of the Cottontail

    The Passion of the Cottontail

    > > Easter Bunny whipped at church show; some families upset
    > >
    > > Wednesday, April 07, 2004
    > >
    > > Associated Press
    > >
    > > A church trying to teach about the crucifixion of Jesus performed
    > > an Easter show with actors whipping the Easter bunny and breaking
    > > eggs, upsetting several parents and young children.
    > >
    > > People who attended Saturday’s performance at Glassport’s memorial
    > > stadium quoted performers as saying, “There is no Easter bunny,”
    > > and described the show as being a demonstration of how Jesus was
    > > crucified.
    > >
    > > Melissa Salzmann, who took her 4-year-old son J.T., said the
    > > program was inappropriate for young children. “He was crying and
    > > asking me why the bunny was being whipped,” Salzmann said.
    > >
    > > Patty Bickerton, the youth minister at Glassport Assembly of God,
    > > said the performance wasn’t meant to be offensive. Bickerton
    > > portrayed the Easter rabbit and said she tried to act with a tone of
    > > irreverence.
    > >
    > > “The program was for all ages, not just the kids. We wanted to
    > > convey that Easter is not just about the Easter Bunny, it is about
    > > Jesus Christ,” Bickerton said.
    > >
    > > Performers broke eggs meant for an Easter egg hunt and also
    > > portrayed a drunken man and a self-mutilating woman, said Jennifer
    > > Norelli-Burke, another parent who saw the show in Glassport,
    > > southeast of Pittsburgh.
    > >
    > > “It was very disturbing,” Norelli-Burke said. “I could not believe
    > > what I saw. It wasn’t anything I was expecting.”
    > >
    > > Copyright ©1997-2004 PG Publishing Co., Inc. All Rights Reserved.
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