Funny Church Stories

What funny church stories do you have to share? Have you seen, heard about or experienced any wedding mishaps, service miscues, youth fiascoes, or any other type of odd or funny event at your church?

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Funny Church Stories

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The Erotic Nerve 
As an evangelist, I often visit special services or revivals at churches when I am not preaching a service of my own. I do this to make contacts with new …

The Request 
This incident actually happened, names have been changed to save embarrassment. One night during our summer revival the service was cold - the spirit …

God will provide! 
A young preacher was invited to speak at his first conferance next to a seasoned veteren. The elder preacher noticed how nervous the young man was before …

Marshland Episcopal  
Marshland Episcopal Cathedral boasted the most magnificent steeple in Bigtown. The contemporary cathedral had been constructed of steel and glass to produce …

Always Be Watching 
I was leading the children's time of worship one Sunday morning. I told the children to always watch for God's work. You must be on the look-out for what …

Out of the Mouths of Babes 
I was approached by Andrew, one of our 6 year olds before the morning service. He had a grin on his face as he was eager to share with me what he had learned …

When I was a little girl. 
When I was a little girl I remember our preacher was really going to town, when all of a sudden his false teeth flew out of his mouth! They hit the pulpit …

Never trust a battery powered microphone 
Our preacher was into his sermon about thirty minutes or so when the battery started going dead on his microphone and we could only hear every other word …

A Real Sermon 
Now-a-days even some pastors preach in a manner that is audience friendly. One Sunday though, the pastor was especially frank and direct about communicating …

Poor Old Lot 
Well I'm a pastor of 36 years and have said many tongue-tied or re-arranged words from the pulpit. This particular time I was preaching about Abraham …

Miracle at Wal-Mart 
As a pastor I get many excuses why people cannot attend church on Sunday Morning. One particular Sunday a woman called stating she was sick and could …

Gone to the Dogs 
I was waxing eloquent in my Pastoral Prayer – so eloquent, in fact, that I’m certain my face was glowing as Moses’ face had in the presence of God. The …

My Granddaughter Not rated yet
One Sunday a few years ago, my wife and I and my granddaughter, 5 year old Jordan, were attending church. Just before the service the pastor asked me if …

I just don't get it Not rated yet
I was about 5 and was sitting with my best friend Hannah. My mom and dad were up in the choir when i leaned over and told my friend's dad. Hey Jim my dad …

The fall of the Teeth Not rated yet
A group of ladies were singing and when it was time for her solo her false teeth fell down from the top. She pushed it back up to the roof of her mouth …

Technology downfall Not rated yet
My Pastor had a very bad cold and you could say he had a lot of frogs in his throat. So he excused himself from the pulpit during the message and went …

Where is the Church? Not rated yet
This story begins like a trite novel. It was a dark and stormy night. I have worked in Christian broadcasting and very often fill the pulpit for pastors. …

Christmas Goat Getaway Not rated yet
The children in our small town church wanted live animals in their Sunday School Christmas Program Nativity play. The only live animal we could secure …

Nativity Play Birth Not rated yet
During the dress rehersal for the Christmas Nativity play put on by the teens and adults in our church Mary, a teen girl, one hand on her large, pillowed …

My late Father-The Reverand Dr. Adam Cuthand Not rated yet
I'm recounting one of Dad's funnier experiences in his 30 years of Ministry. "The wedding congregation were in Church for their family's special Day. …

NAILS VS. A PINCH Not rated yet
One sunday morning during our church sunday school youth class, we were having a discussion about the importance of the cross. How JESUS was nailed upon …

"I'm Hot and Sexy" Not rated yet
At the end of our service, the pastor usually reads out the announcements to the church. One day, he started reading an announcement and then said, "Oh, …

And We Wish You Many More... Not rated yet
It was our tradition at our small church to sing "Happy Birthday" to the members of our congregation on their special day. Our pastor always added his …

Our Church Sign Not rated yet
At a former pastorate, I preached a long Sunday morning series on what the Bible tells us about Heaven and Hell. To advertise the upcoming series, I …

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I'm On Fire Not rated yet
As one of two pastor sons of a pastor, we have a lot of stories between us (4 other pastors in the family, too)! I remember one Sunday when I was about …

Have You Found Jesus Yet? Not rated yet
The local church was having an Old Fashion Baptism at the Rivers edge when a drunk man came walking along and stumbled into the river. The preacher swam …

Tongue Tied Preacher Not rated yet
While serving in the military, I attended a small church near the military base. During one service, the minister was preaching about the church's role …

Pastor Adam Not rated yet
The first of all First Baptist churches refused to call Adam as their pastor. It was repoorted that Adam enjoyed walking through the woods unclothed. …

Communion Bear Not rated yet
I went to a Women's retreat in the mountains where there was a cute little chapel out in the forest. A bear wandered in there and ran off with the basket …

let the fire fall Not rated yet
During a praise service, the song was "let the fire fall", about that time the lady gracefully waving a red fire banner around hit the flourescent light …

Funny wireless microphone story Not rated yet
I used to be one of the sound technicians at Friendship Church in Prior Lake, MN. We used a wide range of microphones for the pastor, singers, and choir. …

You Can't Take It with You Not rated yet
After hearing a Pastor give a talk on sharing, telling us "you can't take it with you," Our granddaughter asked on the way home from church, are we going …

Dressing Modestly Not rated yet
We had only been at the church a year when this happened to me. This is an Independent Baptist Church. I always wear long dresses and on this one Sunday …

Long Winded Preacher Not rated yet
Our church had a guest speaker this past month he was a young man in his late 20's full of fire for the Lord. When the service was turned over to him he …

Christmas Play Not rated yet
During our Christmas Play at our Chruch one of the angels blacked out. She feel into the fake trees. After that we just stopped the play.

Men's Retreat Not rated yet
Last Sunday, my pastor was doing the announcements, and when he got to the men's retreat, he accidentally said that it was March 28 - 34! He actually didn't …

Flying Hair in the Midst of Praise Service Not rated yet
There was this particular time that we were in the praise and worship time of our service. The Spirit of God was really moving and people were praising …

Oops, I Think I Lost Something! Not rated yet
The spirit was high one day in the church and the congregation was praising the Lord. A woman made her way to the front of the church. As she started …

Pray; Lest Ye Enter Temptation! Not rated yet
A lady who was preparing for her wedding has despised the warning by her Pastor to pray ahead of the program. The intending groom had been skeptical of …

NOT DRUNK Not rated yet
A pastor was following up on a drunk to try and convert him. One day when he visited the man, the pastor noticed the man was again drunk, but the man insisted …

The $50 Bill Not rated yet
One Sunday, an Elderly lady put a brand-spanken new $50 bill in the offering plate; When the plate got to the Minister, he saw the $50 bill and said: "I …

The Crooks Join the Church! Not rated yet
My husband preached a wonderful message entitled "The Great Robbery" from the book of Malachi. At the end of the message when the invitation was given, …

Drip in the Pulpit Not rated yet
We were proud of our newly completed sanctuary. It was a traditional sanctuary with a vaulted ceiling and padded pews. It had a lighted steeple that happened …

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