Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church signs turn heads

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Rev. Ron Garner's clever messages on the street sign outside the Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church have been viewed by thousands online and have been turning heads on Wantagh Avenue for years. Garner, originally from Indiana, came to Wantagh seven years ago after spending a decade as a minister in the United Kingdom. When he arrived, he decided to change the “tone” of the church sign. 
“I wanted to put something up that challenged people to look at what the Christian faith might be,” Garner said. His first sign read: “New sign, old message: God loves you.”
Here's a look at some of his recent signs.

Rev. Ron Garner uses the street sign outside
(Credit: Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church)

The Rev. Ron Garner uses the sign outside the Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church to share sometimes comical, sometimes controversial messages.

Rev. Ron Garner uses the street sign outside
(Credit: Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church)

The Rev. Ron Garner uses the sign outside the Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church to share sometimes comical, sometimes controversial messages.

Rev. Ron Garner uses the street sign outside
(Credit: Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church)

The Rev. Ron Garner uses the sign outside the Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church to share sometimes comical, sometimes controversial messages.

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The sign in front of the Wantagh Memorial
(Credit: Barry Sloan)

The Rev. Ron Garner uses the sign outside the Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church to share sometimes comical, sometimes controversial messages.

The sign in front of the Wantagh Memorial
(Credit: Barry Sloan)

The Rev. Ron Garner uses the sign outside the Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church to share sometimes comical, sometimes controversial messages.

Rev. Ron Garner uses the street sign outside
(Credit: Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church)

The Rev. Ron Garner uses the sign outside the Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church to share sometimes comical, sometimes controversial messages.

Rev. Ron Garner uses the street sign outside
(Credit: Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church)

The Rev. Ron Garner uses the sign outside the Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church to share sometimes comical, sometimes controversial messages.

Rev. Ron Garner uses the street sign outside
(Credit: Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church)

The Rev. Ron Garner uses the sign outside the Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church to share sometimes comical, sometimes controversial messages.

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Rev. Ron Garner uses the street sign outside
(Credit: Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church)

The Rev. Ron Garner uses the sign outside the Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church to share sometimes comical, sometimes controversial messages.

Rev. Ron Garner uses the street sign outside
(Credit: Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church)

The Rev. Ron Garner uses the sign outside the Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church to share sometimes comical, sometimes controversial messages.

Rev. Ron Garner uses the street sign outside
(Credit: Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church)

The Rev. Ron Garner uses the sign outside the Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church to share sometimes comical, sometimes controversial messages.

Rev. Ron Garner uses the street sign outside
(Credit: Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church)

The Rev. Ron Garner uses the sign outside the Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church to share sometimes comical, sometimes controversial messages.

Rev. Ron Garner uses the street sign outside
(Credit: Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church)

The Rev. Ron Garner uses the sign outside the Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church to share sometimes comical, sometimes controversial messages.

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