The church was preparing for the Christmas season and the pastor decided he wanted a Christmas banner made for the church entrance.
The pastor had a parishioner call a company that made banners.
The parishioner told the man on the phone the message he wanted and the dimensions needed for the banner, so it fitted across the entrance to the church.
Well, the banner arrived a few days later. The pastor unravelled it in anticipation, but was horrified when he saw what it read:
Unto Mary Jesus was born, six feet long and two feet wide
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