PipeChat Digest #2498 - Monday, November 12, 2001
 
Re: Veterans' Day / Armistice Day / Remembrance Sunday (X-posted)
  by <SProt82850@cs.com>
Re: Joshua Bell (was an article you'll appreciate)
  by <DarrylbytheSea@aol.com>
Re: Veterans' Day / Armistice Day / Remembrance Sunday (X-posted)
  by <Cremona502@cs.com>
 

(back) Subject: Re: Veterans' Day / Armistice Day / Remembrance Sunday (X-posted) From: <SProt82850@cs.com> Date: Sun, 11 Nov 2001 21:25:30 EST     --part1_151.3dad84c.29208d1a_boundary Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   In a message dated 11/11/01 3:36:57 PM Pacific Standard Time, quilisma@socal.rr.com writes:   > On the positive side, the choir IS virtually overflowing the stalls   Lucky you! All in all, I had a pretty rotten day at my little Lutheran church. (Time to bitch here.) The clergy, bless their informal little hearts, had a service of healing and I was informed 20 minutes before the service that because it runs long, there will be no service music sung. = "I know you like to do liturgy but I appreciate your flexibility." OK. I = can handle three hymns, a choir anthem (for all 5 of them; 2 sour sopranos, 2 awful altos and one beastly bass!) and some doodling during the laying on = of hands. Besides, I didn't make it in to practice carefully and I wasn't feeling the least bit prepared. "Oh, and could we change the opening = hymn?" Sure! I can handle "Nicaea" over some stupid gospel hymn I've never seen = or played anytime!   The disgusting part of the whole service was a charismatic couple who gave =   the sermon, or "message" as they like to call it, about how Jesus fixed = their wrecked lives, drugs, promiscuity and all. Personally, that doesn't sound =   wrecked to me; just a typical Saturday night out at the bars! They turned =   what is supposed to be a traditional Lutheran service into a Pentecostal altar call, testimony and all! It was all I could do to (a) stifle my laughter at the utter ridiculousness of elderly Lutherans being forced to = sit through a clearly uncomfortable morning and (b) keep from puking at the = utter sacharine sweetness of it all!   Stella (who's feeling very much the vindictive old bitch this evening = because she should be feeling her husband who's working instead!)   --part1_151.3dad84c.29208d1a_boundary Content-Type: text/html; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   <HTML><FONT FACE=3Darial,helvetica><FONT SIZE=3D2>In a message dated = 11/11/01 3:36:57 PM Pacific Standard Time, quilisma@socal.rr.com writes: <BR> <BR><BLOCKQUOTE TYPE=3DCITE style=3D"BORDER-LEFT: #0000ff 2px solid; = MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px">On the positive = side, the choir IS virtually overflowing the stalls </FONT><FONT = COLOR=3D"#000000" SIZE=3D3 FAMILY=3D"SANSSERIF" FACE=3D"Arial" = LANG=3D"0"></BLOCKQUOTE> <BR></FONT><FONT COLOR=3D"#000000" SIZE=3D2 FAMILY=3D"SANSSERIF" = FACE=3D"Arial" LANG=3D"0"> <BR>Lucky you! &nbsp;All in all, I had a pretty rotten day at my little = Lutheran church. &nbsp;(Time to bitch here.) &nbsp;The clergy, bless their = informal little hearts, had a service of healing and I was informed 20 = minutes before the service that because it runs long, there will be no = service music sung. &nbsp;"I know you like to do liturgy but I appreciate = your flexibility." &nbsp;OK. &nbsp;I can handle three hymns, a choir = anthem (for all 5 of them; 2 sour sopranos, 2 awful altos and one beastly = bass!) and some doodling during the laying on of hands. &nbsp;Besides, I = didn't make it in to practice carefully and I wasn't feeling the least bit = prepared. &nbsp;"Oh, and could we change the opening hymn?" = &nbsp;&nbsp;Sure! &nbsp;I can handle "Nicaea" over some stupid gospel hymn = I've never seen or played anytime! <BR> <BR>The disgusting part of the whole service was a charismatic couple who = gave the sermon, or "message" as they like to call it, about how Jesus = fixed their wrecked lives, drugs, promiscuity and all. &nbsp;Personally, = that doesn't sound wrecked to me; just a typical Saturday night out at the = bars! &nbsp;They turned what is supposed to be a traditional Lutheran = service into a Pentecostal altar call, testimony and all! &nbsp;It was all = I could do to (a) stifle my laughter at the utter ridiculousness of = elderly Lutherans being forced to sit through a clearly uncomfortable = morning and (b) keep from puking at the utter sacharine sweetness of it = all! &nbsp; <BR> <BR>Stella (who's feeling very much the vindictive old bitch this evening = because she should be feeling her husband who's working instead!)</FONT></HTML>   --part1_151.3dad84c.29208d1a_boundary--  
(back) Subject: Re: Joshua Bell (was an article you'll appreciate) From: <DarrylbytheSea@aol.com> Date: Sun, 11 Nov 2001 21:38:30 EST     --part1_137.4722baf.29209026_boundary Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   In a message dated 11/10/01 11:19:02 AM Central Standard Time, kmoyer@marauder.millersville.edu writes:     > Joshua Bell is, of course, a well-known concert and recording violinist, > once the pride and joy of his teacher Joseph Gingold at Indiana U. >   Hey, Y'all!   It was interesting for me to learn that Joshua Bell will be the conductor = of the St. Martin's in the Fields Orchestra on their 2002-2003 tour. When the =   booking agent from ICM in NYC called me last week to pitch me the concert, = I asked who would conduct. She surprised me when she said Josh Bell. The = asking price for the concert? More than $59,000 and less than $61,000. Wow!   Yours,   Darryl by the Sea   --part1_137.4722baf.29209026_boundary Content-Type: text/html; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   <HTML><FONT FACE=3Darial,helvetica><FONT SIZE=3D2>In a message dated = 11/10/01 11:19:02 AM Central Standard Time, = kmoyer@marauder.millersville.edu writes: <BR> <BR> <BR><BLOCKQUOTE TYPE=3DCITE style=3D"BORDER-LEFT: #0000ff 2px solid; = MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px">Joshua Bell is, of = course, a well-known concert and recording violinist, <BR>once the pride and joy of his teacher Joseph Gingold at Indiana U. <BR></BLOCKQUOTE> <BR> <BR>Hey, Y'all! <BR> <BR>It was interesting for me to learn that Joshua Bell will be the = conductor of the St. Martin's in the Fields Orchestra on their 2002-2003 = tour. When the booking agent from ICM in NYC called me last week to pitch = me the concert, I asked who would conduct. She surprised me when she said = Josh Bell. The <I>asking</I> price for the concert? More than $59,000 and = less than $61,000. Wow! <BR> <BR>Yours, <BR> <BR>Darryl by the Sea</FONT></HTML>   --part1_137.4722baf.29209026_boundary--  
(back) Subject: Re: Veterans' Day / Armistice Day / Remembrance Sunday (X-posted) From: <Cremona502@cs.com> Date: Sun, 11 Nov 2001 23:00:29 EST     --part1_16.152df4c4.2920a35d_boundary Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   In a message dated 11/11/01 9:32:04 PM Eastern Standard Time, SProt82850@cs.com writes:     > Stella (who's feeling very much the vindictive old bitch this evening >   Poor Stella.... YOU NEED TO BE HEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEALED!!!! ;-)   The sermon about delivery from drugs, sex, etc.... reminds me of a big revival that a large downtown church had one summer. Their ads promoted =   the outstanding evangelist who had been delievered from drugs, sex, debauchery, and countless other wretchidities before become an expensive evangelist running around saving people from what he had previously = enjoyed and now getting rich for it.   Their publicity was everywhere and always bragged about his deliverance.   Later that summer a little church across town had their revival and their publicity simply said that hey were going to have a plain old revival = speaker who had been a Christian all of his life and never touched drugs or smoked = or been in jail. The contrast was just too funny.   It's a shame that your clergy don't warn you about these special services = so that you can take the day off!!!   Good luck.   (and I hope your husband finaly got what was coming to him!!! heeheehee)   Freud... wicked man!   Bruce Cornely ~ Cremona502@cs.com with the Baskerbeagles in the Beagle's Nest ~ ""Haruffaroo, Bohawow!" Duncan, Miles, Molly, and Dewi Please visit Howling Acres at http://members.tripod.com/Brucon502/ and wander through the Mall Without Walls   --part1_16.152df4c4.2920a35d_boundary Content-Type: text/html; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   <HTML><FONT FACE=3Darial,helvetica><FONT SIZE=3D2>In a message dated = 11/11/01 9:32:04 PM Eastern Standard Time, SProt82850@cs.com writes: <BR> <BR> <BR><BLOCKQUOTE TYPE=3DCITE style=3D"BORDER-LEFT: #0000ff 2px solid; = MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px">Stella (who's = feeling very much the vindictive old bitch this evening because she should = be feeling her husband who's working instead!) </BLOCKQUOTE> <BR> <BR>Poor Stella.... &nbsp;&nbsp;YOU NEED TO BE = HEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEALED!!!! ;-) <BR> <BR>The sermon about delivery from drugs, sex, etc.... &nbsp;reminds me of = a big revival that a large downtown church had one summer. = &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Their ads promoted the outstanding evangelist who had = been delievered from drugs, sex, debauchery, and countless other = wretchidities before become an expensive evangelist running around saving = people from what he had previously enjoyed and now getting rich for it. <BR> <BR>Their publicity was everywhere and always bragged about his = deliverance. <BR> <BR>Later that summer a little church across town had their revival and = their publicity simply said that hey were going to have a plain old = revival speaker who had been a Christian all of his life and never touched = drugs or smoked or been in jail. &nbsp;&nbsp;The contrast was just too = funny. <BR> <BR>It's a shame that your clergy don't warn you about these special = services so that you can take the day off!!! <BR> <BR>Good luck. <BR> <BR>(and I hope your husband finaly got what was coming to him!!! = heeheehee) <BR> <BR>Freud... wicked man! <BR> <BR>Bruce Cornely &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;~ &nbsp;Cremona502@cs.com &nbsp; <BR>with the Baskerbeagles in the Beagle's Nest ~ ""Haruffaroo, Bohawow!" <BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Duncan, Miles, Molly, and Dewi <BR>Please visit Howling Acres at = &nbsp;&nbsp;http://members.tripod.com/Brucon502/ <BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;and wander through the Mall Without Walls</FONT></HTML>   --part1_16.152df4c4.2920a35d_boundary--