Wednesday, April 05, 2006

The grass is always greener . . .

What I like about being in a bigger church:
1. Lots more people with varying gifts
2. You can buy stuff you need instead of waiting for it to turn up used or free or making it with duct tape
3. Good instruments regularly maintained
4. Building doesn't look like shit
5. Everybody hasn't necessarily known each other since infancy--more surprises
6. Real choir director instead of me waving my arms and hoping for the best

Oh yeah, I remember this crap from before
1. Endless time on administrivia
2. Longer meetings
3. Staff politics
4. People don't necessarily know each other at all
5. More people who could potentially get mad at me if I screw up
6.Annoying lapel mikes


reverendmother said...

You've pretty much nailed as far as I cam see!

Can't wait to hear more about your adventures.

reverendmother said...

sorry about typos--was doing it one handed with baby

SpookyRach said...

You crack me up!

Good luck and damn the torpedoes. (Its not like they're not going to get mad anyway. Make it worth their effort.)

cheesehead said...

Sounds like a fairly balanced list to me...

But what do I know--I'm some snot-nose little small church solo! LOL

Friday Mom said...

Great list. Look forward to hearing more about the new church.

peripateticpolarbear said...

I hate those lapel mikes.

Ginger said...

I relate to the list, but how can you NOT miss the duct tape?! ;)

It's not only the poor-man's mechanic... it's pretty much a way of life for those of us raised in a certain millieu. Myself, I used the string, sticky silver stuff twice this weekend (most likely for inadvisably fast fixes each time).

"You can take the girl out of the country, but you can't take the country..."


PS: Your family photo is beautiful!