Skip to comments.Crystal Cathedral's Rev. Robert Schuller Requests Meals for Wife, Congregation Outraged
Posted on 11/22/2011 5:39:29 PM PST by Gamecock
An email sent out to the Crystal Cathedral's congregation requested meals for founder Robert Schuller's wife, Arvella, who is sick with pneumonia. Crystal Cathderal Ministries, a glass-walled Orange County church known for its "Hour of Power" broadcasts, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Oct. 18. The Schullers, church administrators, have come under fire after court documents revealed they may have taken nearly $10 million from the church's endowment funds.
The email sent by Pastor Jim Kok asked parishioners not to send cards, because church staff and the Schullers want to keep her illness "under the radar."
"However, they would appreciate meals over the next three to four weeks," the email states, reported The Orange County Register. "They are to be sent to the church in order to be transported to Arvella. The limo drivers could pick up the dinners or meet in the Tower Lobby around 4:30 p.m."
Many parishioners are outraged over the email considering the cathedral's bankruptcy and the Schuller's involvement.
"These are millionaires who have limos and chauffeurs," an outraged member, Bob Canfied, 73, told The Orange County Register. "Why in God's name would they want the congregants to deliver meals? It's ludicrous."
November 5, 2011
rather old news that was posted back then.
LIMO DRIVERS????? OMG!!!
"....they would appreciate meals over the next three to four weeks," the email states, reported The Orange County Register. "They are to be sent to the church in order to be transported to Arvella. The limo drivers could pick up the dinners or meet in the Tower Lobby around 4:30 p.m."
Send them lard.
I’m embarrassed for them - how dreadful...
Delivering meals is about service and ministering to someone who is sick, regardless of their wealth.
I’m curious as to why. They’re millionaires, and they’re asking for mneals to be delivered by limo. I don’t think there’s anything to be embarrassed for. Surely they have a little money for food, and someone to cook it. If you’re going to be embarrassed, you should be embarrassed that they’re this brazen.
But in the strictest sense members are not “delivering meals.” They are dropping them off at the church. The Limo drivers are delivering the meals..
Rick Warren, Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker, Robert Schuller, Ted Haggard, Jimmy Swaggert... All these televangelists make me want to vomit.
“Delivering meals is about service and ministering to someone who is sick, regardless of their wealth.”
If somebody doesn’t get this, they tell a lot about their values.
It is not about money. It is about family, community, etc.
I think they've all done about as much damage to Christianity as the Left could ever do.....
Almost makes you wonder if they weren't intentional plants.
Sure it is.
What type of family doesn't want the food delivered right to the door by other family, but by a third party?
Sounds to me that the Schullers aren't interested in family.
Think positive, Bob!
Curse the Reformation!
That IS why I'm embarrassed for them. They so out of touch and narcissistic they think members should cook them meas and send them by limo? Gads - that's borderline sick.