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Christian Pastor Wears Elk Head And Antlers For Annual Elk Hunting Sermon

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TO Tveta Church in Värmland County, Sweden, where the annual “elk hunt sermon” is being led by pastor Maria Carlsson wearing a elk head and antlers. Says she:

“I’ve been thinking about it all autumn. I wanted to do something fun and a little different. I really wanted it. I’m the only active pastor in the area who is also a licenced hunter, so it seemed fitting. I saw this elk mask in a costume shop and then it hit me, ‘That’s it! That’s what I’m going to do.’ But it was sort of hard to see with the mask on my head, so I was a big concerned I might trip and fall.”

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Posted: 19th, October 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comment