Robin Williams’ 10 Top Reasons to be an Episcopalian

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If you are happy with your current faith tradition, no need to read this post! I offer it not to try to convert folks who don’t need converting but rather to present an amusing (and, I hope, helpful) assessment by a beloved, lately-departed entertainer for those who might like to explore the Episcopal Church. Enjoy!

10. No snake handling.

9. You can believe in dinosaurs.

8. Male and female God created them; male and female we ordain them.

7. You don’t have to check your brains in at the door.

6. Pew aerobics.

5. Church year is color-coded.

4. Free wine on Sunday.

3. All of the pageantry – none of the guilt.

2. You don’t have to know how to swim to get baptized.

And the Number One reason to be an Episcopalian:

  1. No matter what you believe, there’s bound to be at least one other Episcopalian who agrees with you.

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