Wednesday, December 25, 2002
Mickey is busy sitting shivah. But Goofy can do the service right after he's done hearing confession...
The Happiest Place on Earth doesn't want to be the Most Christian Place on Earth.
Walt Disney World doesn't advertise its theme parks as the holiest place on earth -- just the happiest.
Still, some religious leaders are dismayed and disappointed that, after today's popular Christmas services at the Contemporary Resort, the next organized Christian worship at the resort will not take place until Easter.
Citing space problems and concerns about fairness, the giant resort has stopped the regular Sunday services for Protestant and Catholic visitors that had been held at the Polynesian Luau area since 1975.
Christmas and Easter services will continue.
"It no longer seemed appropriate to only offer two options for worship to our guests," said Rena Callahan, a Disney spokeswoman.
Also being discontinued are the Teacup baptisms and the Mr. Toad's Wild Bris.