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Secret Pie Room
June 16, 2008 |
Post to the Host:
I attended a funeral today at a Lutheran Church (Missouri Synod) and after the burial at the cemetery we came back to the church hall for the funeral luncheon. On a door inside the church hall there was a small sign said, "Pie Room." I have never encountered a Pie Room in a church. Being an Episcopalian our church has an undercroft and a vestry but no Pie Room. I looked inside this Pie Room, which was the size of a large walk in closet, but there were no pies inside, nor was any pie served at the luncheon. Would this pie room be used to store pies, such as pumpkin, lemon, pecan or chocolate? Or is this Lutheran Pie Room used for rituals similar to those carried out in the various rooms you would find in an LDS temple? I have photographic documentation of the Pie Room door if you need verification.
Ed, you wandered into a secret sacred place and were I to tell you what a Pie Room is about, I would violate the sacred vows I took years ago when I was given my Lutheran underwear and I would no longer be one of the 167,000 who will be seated at the right hand of the Lamb at the millenial feast and also I would no longer be invited to anyone's house for coffee. Please destroy those photographs and don't ever speak of this again. Go back to your undercroft. The Pie Room has nothing to do with Sweeney Todd, despite the coincidence of the funeral. Put that out of your mind.