The family of FMC member Rev. Ronald J. Volek of
GuardianAngels Church, Copley, Ohio, gathered at
his home for Easter Sunday dinner. Volek's
three-year-old granddaughter, Samantha cracked an Easter
egg, removed the yolk, and holding it in her hand asked,
"And this is what part?"
"That is what would become a chick when the hen sits on the
egg," her grandmother replied.
Samantha's older brother, Daniel, 6, added: "But first the
rooster has to cock-a-doodle-doo:'
The week before Easter is known as Holy Week because
of its specialsignificance to Christians. During this past
Holy Week, a first-grade teacher at the local Lutheran
school took great pains to explain all the events in
Jesus' life that led up to the first Easter She told them
about Palm Sunday, and Maundy Thursday, and
Good Friday and finally Easter.
When she thought she had explained everything
there was to know about that special week,
the teacher asked if the students had
One curious little boy raised his hand and asked,
"What happens if you don't want to be holy all week?"
-Daniel Hintz~ Grand Isle~ Nebraska
A pastor observed: 'We certainly believe in the resurrect at our
church. If you doubt it, just visit our offices sometime and watch our
staff come back to life at quitting time.'
The only thing some folks give up for Lent are their New Year's
-Rev.~ Felix A. Lorenz Jr., Narthville, Michigan
You have to believe in happiness
Or happiness never comes . .
Oh, that's the reason a bird can sing-
On his darkest day he believes in spring.
-Catherine Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania