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OK, here is a new one on me. In our church bulletin today, the church will be having a get together dinner before the children's Christmas musical. A "pot providence" meal. I'm like . DH first thought he should ask what it is so that we don't bring the wrong thing or do the wrong thing. Then we finally figured out it is a "potluck" meal.
When we got home we googled it and found out that since many Christians don't believe in "luck" many churches don't use the term "potluck" anymore.
Although I agree that there is no luck, but the sovereignty of God. Isn't that taking things a little too far???
What about you? Have you heard this term? What does your church use? What do you use?
We've mostly used the term "covered dish" or fellowship dinner, but potluck is used too.
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My IL's (one set of them) are very specific about using the term "Pot Providence" for exactly the reason you described. "There is no such thing as luck." Once a month their church holds these events. Mostly it just annoys me.