Numbers

Cartoon from CartoonChurch.com, where you will find the high resolution version and info on republishing: Numbers. It originally appeared in the Church Times and in the book ‘The Exciting World of Churchgoing’. This cartoon can also be found on the CartoonChurch Facebook page and on Twitter if you’d like to comment or share in either…

Numbers cartoon

Cartoon from CartoonChurch.com, where you will find the high resolution version and info on republishing: Numbers. It originally appeared in the Church Times and in the book ‘The Exciting World of Churchgoing’.

This cartoon can also be found on the CartoonChurch Facebook page and on Twitter if you’d like to comment or share in either of those places.

3 Comments

  1. Not a Methodists church then. We count how many adults and how many children in every service as well, and present the averages at Annual Church Meetings. But we don’t count how many aren’t singing or who fall asleep.

  2. Long ago, we used to have sign in books at the end of the pews. One lady in church would write all this info into a notebook in the office, but no one ever followed up if someone wasn’t showing up. But, she always had done it so they let her. Then she got very elderly, frail, and moved into a far away nursing home. The sign in books were all gathered up into a box, and put behind the sanctuary where odd things from the past collect, like the hymn number plaque that fell into disuse when Jim K. died. People don’t like small jobs and the jobs faded away as unnecessary. I now sharpen the pew pencils, but I can see the time coming when I am dead and the pencils get rounded up and sent to the office pencil bin. sigh.

  3. The bishop then ceremonially passes these numbers over to the treasurer where the numbers are crunched into a largely ignored budget for the next year.

    My favourite number is two. 2 But I am Trinitarian. If there was a number that incorporated both 1 and 3 while meaning single and triple, that would be my favourite number. Numbers are fun 😀

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