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Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Does Your Campground Have A Baptist Church?

A very proper lady began planning a week's camping vacation for she and her Baptist Church group. OuthouseShe wrote to a campground for reservations. She wanted to make sure that the campground was fully equipped and modern, but couldn't bring herself to write the word "toilet" in her letter. So, she decided on the old-fashioned term "Bathroom Commode".

Once written down she still was not comfortable. Finally she decided on the abbreviation "B.C." and wrote, "does your campground have its own "B.C.?"

When the campground owner received the letter, he couldn't figure out what she meant by "B.C." He showed it to several of the campers, one of whom suggested the lady was obviously referring to a Baptist Church since there was a letterhead on the paper which referred to a Baptist church.. So, he sent this reply:

Dear Madam,

The B.C. is locate d nine miles from the campground in a beautiful grove of trees. I admit it is quite a distance if you are in the habit of going regularly.

No doubt you will be pleased to know that it will seat 350 people at one time, and it is open on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday of each week. Some folks like to take their lunch and make a day of it.

The acoustics are very good, so everyone can hear even the quietest passages. It may interest you to know that my daughter met her husband there. We are also having a fund-raiser to purchase new seats, as the old ones have holes in them.

Unfortunately, my wife is ill and has not been able to attend regularly. It's been a good six months since she last went. It pains her very much not to be able to go more often. As we grow older, it seems to be more of an effort especially in cold weather.

Perhaps I could accompany you the first time you go, sit with you, and introduce you to all the other folks who will be there.

I look forward to your visit. We offer a very friendly campground.

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3 Comments:

  • LOL....I have read that before, but it was long time ago! I thinks it's just way to funny!!

    By Anonymous Kristina, At 10:33 AM  

  • This is funny. I'm not sure I've read it before.

    Praise the Lord that He has placed you in the place of service that you were asking Him to. What an honor it will be to serve and do those things you have mentioned that you could be doing. Does this mean you won't have to go to Iraq or Afghanistan or anywhere overseas?

    By Blogger Julie's Jewels, At 8:08 AM  

  • I laugh each time I hear this!

    By Blogger Nicole, At 12:23 PM  

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