offertory box

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offertory box

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I also struggled with how much offertory to carry because I had been told by a person who had attended churches in Nairobi before that people wrote fat cheques and deposited them into the offertory box.
Family flowers only please, kind donations in memory may be given if desired via the offertory box to be shared between Marie Curie Cancer Care and Save The Children.
Inside his mountain retreat A priest unwraps the arcana Of St John, the ship's parping bleat Brings him out squinting against Whitewash dazzle, he counts buses Idling by the jetty, does sums In his head, goes back in, fusses With relics, gives a backhand thump To upholstered pews while snapping A duster over fragrant wood - All nerves at showtime, he rattles His offertory box for luck.
Naka was arrested by the Kyoto prefectural police last November on suspicion of stealing 2,000 yen from an offertory box at a shrine and a piece of underwear from a private residence.
He bowed before ascending the stone steps to the altar, appeared to throw coins into the offertory box before bowing again, and then prayed for some time with his hands together.
And in Japan, the Meiji Jingu shrine in Tokyo brought out stocks of lucky charms and set up large offertory boxes as it prepared to welcome a huge wave of worshippers overnight.
He teased notes out of offertory boxes using surgical scissors, raided charity boxes and rifled church safes.
They have free-will offering schemes and offertory boxes - but no collections during services.
In the film, Williams, from Mostyn, who died in 1987, plays the villain Rob Davies who tries to flood the village of Dolwyn as an act of revenge after his banishment from the community years before for stealing from chapel offertory boxes.
Officers arrested Coulthard at the Lletty Park Hotel in Aberystwyth and found his burglary tools which included surgical scissors for removing notes from offertory boxes, knitting needles for opening yale locks and a small jemmy.