Is Starbuck’s a Bigger Draw than Eucharist?

Bishop Greg Rickel of the Diocese of Olympia, Wash., in a post about offerings taken up at General Convention, offers up a gentle critique by way of juxtaposition:

“This is my concern: we are so scarce that we have to “control” the giving. …

…[T]here are Starbucks in all the hotels here, and the picture below is of all those standing in the line right after worship today. I could not get them all in, and every one of the Starbucks look like this at least three times a day. I wonder how much is being spent here?”


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