THE CHURCH NOT A RESTAURANT.
There is sarcasm in the following extract from an article by a city pastor in a late number of the Congregationalist, but there is also a good deal of truth:--
"I have the best lot of people in my church I have ever met with. They get up entertainments, suppers and dinners which are models of their kind. They pay their bills with more promptness than any people I ever saw. In fact, they do everything in the world except the things for which the church was legitimately designed. And what can I do about it?"
The church certainly was never intended to be a restaurant or a place for fashionable entertainments.--Presbyter. Banner.