I will make coffee for the voters and election workers throughout the day. And several people brought cookies to set out for people as they come through (The one worker said I put cookies out just as good as any church lady. Ha, you know it!) Just a little somethin' our church does to try to be a blessing to others, I guess. Although, notice that we're only making coffee. There is no tea allowed.
I also took the opportunity to feature President Obama's book The Audacity of Hope in our book rack in the hallway. I like to feature certain books every now and then, and I just thought it would be quite American of me to feature a book by our President on this day. :) I might also place my copy of Jesus For President, by Shane Claiborne, in a strategic location somewhere in the hallway. Perks of serving as a polling place, I suppose.
At least it should be a fun day - having some people around and whatnot. But it rather irritates me all the people who just assume that I am a republican because I'm a pastor. What the heck. Shoot, it started last night even. I really don't care if someone wants to be a republican, but I don't like how people try to put that label on me. I'm not really a democrat either, but I'm certainly not a republican. As I tell the people in my church, "I'm not a democrat or a republican... I'm a Christian." :)
Happy day, my friends. Peace out; and in.
(I thought this sign was somewhat humorous)