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    Quote Originally Posted by Cow Poke View Post
    Our local Lutheran congregation is having quite an internal squabble as the leadership has decided to celebrate this event with a 5 oz commemorative beer at the conclusion of their Church service. Good thing they are no longer using our building!



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    Quote Originally Posted by Cow Poke View Post
    Our local Lutheran congregation is having quite an internal squabble as the leadership has decided to celebrate this event with a 5 oz commemorative beer at the conclusion of their Church service. Good thing they are no longer using our building!
    Luther would have approved.
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    Quote Originally Posted by One Bad Pig View Post
    Luther would have approved.
    Yeah, most of these are crusty old Germans, but they have a number of young conservatives, hence the dilemma.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cow Poke View Post
    Yeah, most of these are crusty old Germans, but they have a number of young conservatives, hence the dilemma.
    The young "New Calvinists" do have a reputation for loving their beer...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cow Poke View Post
    Yeah, most of these are crusty old Germans, but they have a number of young conservatives, hence the dilemma.
    The crusty old Germans should remind the young conservatives that it was progressives who pushed the temperance movement.
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    Quote Originally Posted by One Bad Pig View Post
    The crusty old Germans should remind the young conservatives that it was progressives who pushed the temperance movement.
    I'll pass that on to their pastor, who's caught in the middle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cow Poke View Post
    Our local Lutheran congregation is having quite an internal squabble as the leadership has decided to celebrate this event with a 5 oz commemorative beer at the conclusion of their Church service. Good thing they are no longer using our building!
    We reformers do know how to party...
    I am Punkinhead.

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  9. Amen Cow Poke, Cerebrum123 amen'd this post.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KingsGambit View Post
    The young "New Calvinists" do have a reputation for loving their beer...
    If they're Calvinists then is it likely they are Lutherans?

    I'm always still in trouble again

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    Quote Originally Posted by rogue06 View Post
    If they're Calvinists then is it likely they are Lutherans?
    Not sure if Luther would accept that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ke7ejx View Post
    We reformers do know how to party...
    I didn't think you guys were officially part of that.

    (though I did find it funny a few years ago at my aunt's Episcopal church on Christmas eve when no one could find a cork puller )
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