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Old Feb 19, '08, 9:29 pm
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Default What Not to Do While Lectoring

Inspired by the "Fun Things to Do In Mass" thread... What Not to Do While Lectoring! I'll start us off:

1) Read the passages in rap style. (Bonus- get the cantor to beatbox for you.)

2) Speak as loudly as you can into the microphone. Occasionally ask, "Can everyone hear me all right?"

What else can you think of? (You don't have to be a lector to post!)
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3) Read it all in monotone--like that guy who was in Ferris Bueller's Day Off and does the eyedrop commercials.

4) "Preach" it like "Fire and Brimstone"




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Sing the reading Broadway-style complete with Fosse-inspired dancing.
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Use "focus objects" to highlight words and themes of the reading --sandal for John the Baptist, bandages for the good Samaritan

Dress in costume of a character in your reading (easy to do, bible robes are pretty generic).

use different voices for different personages in the reading
ala Noah and God in Bill Cosby's famous skit.
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use different voices for different personages in the reading
ala Noah and God in Bill Cosby's famous skit.
Darn!!! You beat me to it
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use different voices for different personages in the reading
ala Noah and God in Bill Cosby's famous skit.


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I have to say, tee, I love the stations of the cross in your signature!

Back on topic- Look over your shoulder every couple seconds and speak nervously, with lots of stuttering.
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Start your reading with "Once upon a time..."
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Start your reading with "Once upon a time..."
Or, when you are finished, do a Porky Pig "That's all folks"
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Breath like Darth Vader during all pauses.

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Scratch. Anywhere.
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Test out your song choice for 'American Idol.'
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Take out a big gold envelope whilst saying "The nominations for best (.......) are"
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Take out a big gold envelope whilst saying "The nominations for best (.......) are"
"Most Interesting Old Testament book goes to.... Genesis!"
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Say something like "Hey, Priest come over here a sec! This thing has a typo and I don't know what the word is!"
or
"Does anyone in the congregation know what that next word is?"
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"If you own A black Suburban, you left your car on"

All three really happened to me!
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