A man wearing a colander on his head was permitted to offer the opening “prayer” on behalf of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster to open a local government meeting in Alaska on Tuesday, the latest act of mockery by the self-proclaimed “pastor” following a recent court ruling.
Barrett Fletcher, who calls himself a Pastafarian, noted the duties performed by the members of the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly in his message, adding a few of them “seem to feel they can’t do the work without being overseen by a higher authority,” Kenai radio station KSRM reported.
“So, I’m called to invoke the power of the true inebriated creator of the universe, the drunken tolerator (sic) of the all lesser and more recent gods, and maintainer of gravity here on earth. May the great Flying Spaghetti Monster rouse himself from his stupor and let his noodly appendages ground each assembly member in their seats,” Fletcher mockingly stated.
The Bible warns in Galatians 6:7, “Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.”
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