Has the time finally arrived for mainline Protestant denominations to swear off the Occupy movement?
The New York Post is reporting that a holy vessel, a baptismal font, was stolen at West Park Presbyterian Church in Manhattan. It is sheltering occupiers.
The pastor at the church, the Rev. Bob Brashear, still doesn't get it. He rightly called out the jackals, but dressed it in OWS lingo. "It was like pissing on the 99 percent." The Post called it a "fire and brimstone message" from Brashear.
Here is my message to Brashear: You should be preaching to the 100 percent. The vessel, valued at $12,500, was later found--but its basin is still missing.
The night prior to the theft 60 OWSers slept in the church. Three weeks earlier a $2,400 apple MacBook disappeared from Brashear's office a few days after occupiers began sleeping in his church.
What a bunch of ingrates. The pastor has given the occupiers two weeks to leave.
Urination is an apt metaphor here. Down in Brooklyn, the Post is also ecumenically reporting that a rabbi has washed his hands of the Occupy movement after he learned that an OWS protester urinated inside a Brooklyn Presbyterian church. "The Park Slope church housing occupiers was desecrated when an occupier peed inside the building and the pee came into contact with a cross," the rabbi bemoaned in a letter.
In San Francisco, Bibles were desecrated last night. San Francisco occupiers broke in to a vacant hotel. When the police tried to remove them, they threw Gideon's Bibles and other objects at them.
Read below--it's not just the Presbyterians who have been duped by Occupy Wall Street.
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