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Free Prayer Rugs -- Step This Way
« on: February 07, 2016, 09:09:26 PM »
http://www.aboutsaintmatthewschurches.com/P04c_SaintMatthewsChurchesPrayerRugs.htm

I've looked all over this site. It's the first time in a long time I've seen actual cartoon illustrations used.....and they talk about the free prayer rugs, but I guess you have to actually DROP BY and get yours!

Come to think of it, I've never seen one of these Churches in my lifetime, yet :o
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Re: Free Prayer Rugs -- Step This Way
« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2016, 09:12:37 PM »

There website states, "You are welcome to the view the website of this very old church ministry, first established in 1951!"

We have them beat by a few thousand years!
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Re: Free Prayer Rugs -- Step This Way
« Reply #2 on: February 07, 2016, 09:24:47 PM »
we get solicitations from them in the mail regularly.
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Re: Free Prayer Rugs -- Step This Way
« Reply #3 on: February 07, 2016, 09:39:03 PM »
we get solicitations from them in the mail regularly.

*handing you my solicitation, personally*...........you don't know what you've unleashed, now.
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Ravelli: Outside.
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Re: Free Prayer Rugs -- Step This Way
« Reply #4 on: February 07, 2016, 09:43:58 PM »
What is going on in this thread?
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Re: Free Prayer Rugs -- Step This Way
« Reply #5 on: February 07, 2016, 10:06:37 PM »
What is going on in this thread?

Oh no....it's the Prayer Rug Police.......... RUN..................!!
« Last Edit: February 07, 2016, 10:07:46 PM by Seraffa »
Ravelli: Well, look. All you gotta do is open the door, step outside and there you are.
Capt. Spaulding: There you are? There you are, where?
Ravelli: Outside.
Capt. Spaulding: Well, suppose you want to get back in again?
Ravelli: You had no right to go out.

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Re: Free Prayer Rugs -- Step This Way
« Reply #6 on: February 07, 2016, 11:32:27 PM »
What is going on in this thread?

Oh no....it's the Prayer Rug Police.......... RUN..................!!

As long as you have proof of purchase for any carpets which have the tags cut off, everything should be fine. You do have proof of purchase, don't you?
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Re: Free Prayer Rugs -- Step This Way
« Reply #7 on: February 07, 2016, 11:33:50 PM »
Kudos to Seraffa for finding a novel and bizarre heretical cult.

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Re: Free Prayer Rugs -- Step This Way
« Reply #8 on: February 08, 2016, 06:25:42 AM »
Musallahs? I thought about something like that this winter, especially after returning from Christmas service. Not a bad idea for some churches.

Not to mention, similar stuff is used by some of the Orthodox:



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Re: Free Prayer Rugs -- Step This Way
« Reply #9 on: February 08, 2016, 07:06:29 AM »
Kudos to Seraffa for finding a novel and bizarre heretical cult.

I wouldn't call it novel. They aren't doing anything that Pentecostal hucksters haven't been doing since the 1940s.
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Re: Free Prayer Rugs -- Step This Way
« Reply #10 on: February 08, 2016, 11:04:46 AM »
Kudos to Seraffa for finding a novel and bizarre heretical cult.

I wouldn't call it novel. They aren't doing anything that Pentecostal hucksters haven't been doing since the 1940s.

I consider any heresy to appear since St. Epiphanius composed the Panarion to be novel.

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Re: Free Prayer Rugs -- Step This Way
« Reply #11 on: February 08, 2016, 11:50:05 AM »
Isn't that a Muslim/Islamic practice? Or I guess you would pray standing up.

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Re: Free Prayer Rugs -- Step This Way
« Reply #12 on: February 08, 2016, 12:10:14 PM »
Kudos to Seraffa for finding a novel and bizarre heretical cult.

I wouldn't call it novel. They aren't doing anything that Pentecostal hucksters haven't been doing since the 1940s.

I consider any heresy to appear since St. Epiphanius composed the Panarion to be novel.

What is their novel heresy, do you think, other than perhaps 'Americanism' (j/k...)? Also out of curiosity, why put the dividing line at St. Epiphanius?
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Re: Free Prayer Rugs -- Step This Way
« Reply #13 on: February 08, 2016, 02:32:10 PM »
Isn't that a Muslim/Islamic practice? Or I guess you would pray standing up.

There's always a beautiful prayer rug directly in front of the Altar of EO Churches, right behind the Royal Doors.

Now, I just need Altars-to-Go (Maybe St. Paul will help me out on this one)
No need for 'stasis doors, with that rug in place  :P
Ravelli: Well, look. All you gotta do is open the door, step outside and there you are.
Capt. Spaulding: There you are? There you are, where?
Ravelli: Outside.
Capt. Spaulding: Well, suppose you want to get back in again?
Ravelli: You had no right to go out.