Contact Us

Texas Church Fights Off Flu With Fist Bumps

fist bump
Indy Trendy skits, Flickr

In an effort to keep parishioners and the congregation healthy, a church in Dallas is skipping the shared communion cup and encouraging churchgoers to bow, nod or even fist bump instead of the usual handshake.

As parishioners left a morning Mass on Sunday at St. Rita Catholic Community in Dallas, many stopped at a table in the vestibule to bathe their hands in hand sanitizer. Church officials there are also advising parishioners that they can take communion with only the bread and skip the shared cup.

At King of Glory Lutheran Church in Dallas, Senior Pastor Jon Bustard encouraged young and old in the congregation to bump fists instead of shaking hands. The announcement brought chuckles but many indeed fist bumped.

More from Mix931fm.com

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://mix931fm.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Mix 93.1 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on Mix 93.1 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!