down the floor vent hole.
Especially if you are wearing vestments and visiting with visitors.
Watching the Pastor fall backwards into a deep hole* in the floor is upsetting and should not be used as an evangelism tool.
I'm O.K. I have a perfect bruise above my knee (that's where my leg stopped going through the building), scrapes and cuts. I can walk, talk and didn't use language unbecoming a minister at the time of the accident.
One almost-new-member took me to the bathroom to help me unfurl my shredded stockings and try to keep the blood off my alb. She used her R.N. skills to advise me on what to do about tending the wounds but my mind was on my broken shoe.
Dang! I ruined a pretty pair of preaching shoes.
Gals, learn from me.
Keep out of construction areas in your church unless you keep your eyes open and your feet on solid floor.
*Little Church is a raised wooden framed building, no basement, open foundation.