Kicker: Squirrel revival


MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: The book of Psalms tells us: Let everything that has breath praise the LORD!

But a young lady attending church last Sunday in Alabama wasn’t expecting what happened during the service. 

Have a listen to this: we will hear her reaction from this recording of the service, at Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church.

AUDIO: The Lord be with you – and also you [scream]

Senior pastor Bill Brunson quickly got his bearings and reminded the congregation of a Ray Stevens song called the “Mississippi Squirrel Revival”…

BRUNSON: When the squirrel went berserk in the First Self Righteous Church in the sleepy little town of Pascagoula. Well, just so you’ll know, the scream you heard is because a squirrel came through our stained glass window in the balcony.

Ushers got creative to lure the little guy.

BRUNSON: I like that we’re now trying to trap it with an offering plate [laughs] Um … and so um [scream] – okay, it’s still going on.

The bushy tailed rodent eventually scurried out the front door of the sanctuary—after leading the Alabama church revival!

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