How many does it take to change a light bulb?

Amish: What’s a light bulb?

Charismatics: Only one. Hands already in the air.

Pentecostals: Ten. One to change the bulb, and nine to pray against the
spirit of darkness.

Presbyterians: None. Lights will go on and off at predestined times.

Roman Catholics: None. Candles only.

Baptists: At least 15. One to change the light bulb, and three
committees to approve the change and decide who brings the potato salad.

Anglicans: Three. One to call the electrician, one to mix the
drinks and one to talk about how much better the old one was.

Mormons: Five. One man to change the bulb, and four wives to tell
him how to do it.

Unitarians: We choose not to make a statement either in favor of or
against the need for a light bulb. However, if in your own journey you
have found that light bulbs work for you, that is fine. You are invited to
write a poem or compose a modern dance about your light bulb for the next
Sunday service, in which we will explore a number of light bulb traditions
including incandescent, fluorescent, three-way, long-life and tinted, all
of  which are equally valid paths to luminescence.

Methodists: Undetermined. Whether your light is bright, dull, or
completely out, you are loved. You can be a light bulb, turnip bulb, or
tulip bulb.  Church wide lighting service is planned for Sunday. Bring
bulb of your choice and a covered dish.

Nazarene: Six. One woman to replace the bulb while five men review church
lighting policy.

Orthodox: Change? Orthodox don’t believe in change!

Author: DanutM

Anglican theologian. Former Director for Faith and Development Middle East and Eastern Europe Region of World Vision International

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