CELINA, Ohio (AP) â Employees of a Waffle House restaurant have received a huge tip of over $3,500 from Ohio churchgoers whose pastor preached about generosity at Christmas.
The Dayton Daily News and WHIO-TVÂ reportÂ five women working at the Wapakoneta restaurant were stunned when congregants from Grand Lake United Methodist Church in Celina delivered the cash after a Christmas Eve service. The workers were told they could split the money, amounting to over $700 apiece.READ MORE: Dallas Police Release Video Of 'Person Of Interest' In Hall Street Murder Of Justin Thompson
Church member Barb Vorhees says several dozen churchgoers drove to the restaurant and packed inside to see the surprise.READ MORE: Oklahoma Abortion Numbers Up As Texas Heartbeat Law Takes Affect
The Rev. Mick Whistler had challenged families in his congregation to set aside cash during the weeks before the holiday and then to bring five $1 bills on Christmas Eve.MORE NEWS: Red Cross Hoping To Increase Blood Supply With Opening Of New North Texas Donation Centers
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