The minister was
preoccupied with thoughts of how he was going to,
at the end of the worship service, ask the
congregation to come up with more money than they
were expecting for repairs to the church building.
Therefore, he was annoyed to find that the
regular organist was out and a substitute had
been brought in at the last minute.
The substitute wanted to know what to play.
"Here's a copy of the service," he said
impatiently. "But you'll have to think
of something to play after I make the
announcement about the finances."
the service, the minister paused and said, "Brothers
and sisters, we are in great difficulty.
The roof repairs cost twice as much as we
expected, and we need $4,000 more. Any of
you who can pledge $100 or more, please stand up."
moment, the substitute organist played "The
is how the substitute became the regular.
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