Monday, August 13, 2007

Here batty, batty, batty...

Ok, so who said going to church was boring? Our ladies night out once a month at church is a pure hoot. Well, this time it was a pure boo....
We were graced with the presence of a bat to keep us company. As if 7 Women weren't enough for fun! We weren't sure if it was just one bat that kept sneaking in the room we were in, or if it were a couple different ones having fun with us.
We were all sitting there laughing our heads off when all of a sudden a bat flew in and soar over our heads. Screaming and running to hide in the bathroom (well a few of us anyway) we let a few of the other ladies see what they can do. Cindy found a silver platter from the kitchen. (Bon appetite'?) She was trying to hit at the flying mouse. To no avail, the ugly creature was out of the room heading upstairs. After all the doors were closed, the three of us gals who were hiding in the bathroom came out. After all, I had to protect my baby from being scared, so that is why I was in the bathroom. :) All of us were wondering what we should do to let our church know that this rodent problem should be dealt with. The worship team found 2 dead bats on the Thursday night before ladies night, so it is a big deal. I suggested that we find a dead bat (or kill the one tormenting us) and put it on the silver platter then put it up by the offices. Then, Lisa and Jody were saying to put m&m's on the platter or stuff an apple in it's mouth. After searching the sanctuary and the halls, Jeannie and Lisa couldn't find a bat. Lisa came in screaming and running (pretending to be chased by a bat). You know where that got me heading...until I saw her face and smirking smile. I should know better than that, since she is a queen of all scares. 2 more scares from the bat, and we decided it was getting late and we should all go home. Heading up the stairs (with Lisa behind us) we hear a blood-curdling scream...with proceeding giggles from Miss "I love to make people freak out". So, needless to say, she about wet her self. And if that weren't enough to satisfy her, she told us (after locking up the church) that she thought she saw a shadow walking behind her in the church! Ok, so who wants to drive home (alone) this late at night? Anyway, it was a great night, and thanks to Lisa for adding the special effects...it will be even more memorable!

4 comments:

Canoearoo said...

LOL That was fun. I wonder how many bats live in the Church? I'll have to bring my badminton racket next womens night out ;)

Sarah said...

Hey, that's not a bad idea!

Qtpies7 said...

Hey! I DID see a shadow!!! I was scared too! I thought it might be one of you trying to get me back at first, lol.
Jody said we are going to advertise ladies night out a little differently now:
"Ladies Night Out: Same Bat Time, Same Bat Channel"

I think its awesome! LOL
And Kara has a great article about bat bites and rabies in a church that she is going to copy for the church, along with her exterminators card! LOL It only cost them about $150-$200, so the church shouldn't have too much trouble getting it done. We could use Women's ministry funds if we have to!

Movers4life said...

Great stories!!! Bat encounters in the church-all to familiar!!! Not cool!!:) Great blog-welcome to the club!!