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A handwritten sign on the pulpit of the Church of the Lord Jesus warns members of the consequences of picking up snakes and drinking strychnine:

By the way, I know some Catholics think snake-handling is a something that happens in Protestant churches every Sunday. While some shocking things you may have heard about our churches are accurate (yes, we really do have Welch’s grape juice and saltine crackers for communion), the claim that snake-handling is a common practice is a myth. The truth is that we only break out the copperheads for the St. Patrick’s Day service.

(Via: Parchment and Pen )

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