Sunday, February 22, 2009

Youth Group Bowling...and a Lutheran Fact...

This bowling ball had a bit of a soda accident... and the wholes were filled with soda... oops! Thank Goodness it was diet!

Did you know that Martin Luther also sort of "invented" the game of
That's right!

Martin Luther was an avid bowler who had his own bowling lane. Many bowling historians credit him with standardizing the rules of bowling and fixing the number of pins at nine. Bowling became an important part of German culture, and children were often taught that thunderstorms were due to St. Peter and the angels bowling.


1 comment:

Jenn Raburn said...

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