Houston Megachurch—with 40,000 Members—goes Green. {April Fool’s edition}

Via on Apr 1, 2010

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This week Houston Megachurch,

Lakewood closed it’s doors.

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The 40,000+ member church had its own exit off the Houston Turnpike,

and was the site of a huge traffic jam every Sunday.

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“The church’s closing will improve air quality,

and cut down on excessive garbage.” Jesus said.

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We are the Smiths…

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We live in Houston, Texas.

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clean it up!

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and thanks.

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Sarah McLachlan –Answer

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xxoo~

the traveling neighborhood

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About Joana Smith

Who I'd like to meet: Superman's Children, eco-warriors, truck drivers, persephone, roller derby queens, nurses, scientists, givers, priests, yogi, storytellers, people who don't know right now, playwrights, philosophers, people who are more visual, people who hop trains, performers, poets, seamstresses, activists, Spider-Man, kids, rangers, Snow White, dj's, massage therapists, people who work with their hands, bunnies, sportsracers, people who work in offices, dancers, baristas, artists, cleaners, climbers, Jeff's sister, Colbert, Skiers, Bikers, skaters, surfers, ani, people who are recovering, trees (and flowers), people who will die soon, gardeners, horses, Jolie-Pitt, soon-to-be mothers, margie's daughter, astronomers, people who are scared, girls who wear black and listen to the Smiths, cuffmakers, lambs, Miranda July, the man in the moon, Bono, people from 'round here, Obama...

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10 Responses to “Houston Megachurch—with 40,000 Members—goes Green. {April Fool’s edition}”

  1. kristy dolenc says:

    well said friend! i will miss your creative posts……you'll have to put picture updates on facebook so i can watch noa grow! miss you all…..

  2. megan says:

    your blog will be very missed.
    love you.

  3. james in canada says:

    hey Joana – I've been a fan – mostly because I've been there – those are challenging days on the relationship integrating the young family and personal meaning – just keep in mind its all transitory, difficult and beautiful – all at the same time – and thats what your art is – both your posts and your family.

    peace

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  5. rachel says:

    oh lady… how we will miss you.
    stay connected, okay?
    xo
    r.

  6. Grandma Carol says:

    Cleaning up the earth begins at home. Where better? Live and love in the place where you are and the world will be blessed and changed forever.

  7. dalia says:

    joana, what a beautiful but sad blog! sad for us — will definitely miss you! it has been a beautiful journey with you and your family~~

  8. Grandma D says:

    I suppose we can all identify with the necessary losses that accompany change. While I will miss your beautiful images and stimulating thoughts, I understand and value your choice.

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