A List of Mennonite Fortune Cookie Messages


A Chinese restaurant in the Steinbach area is offering a local twist on the traditional fortune cookie. Instead of general message of good fortune, the cookies will now contain more distinctly Mennonite fortunes. Here are a few gems:

  • Financial success is in your future…don’t forget to tithe.
  • Mensch ekj saj, du best schmock!
  • Nah, Henry, you have to order something from the menu to get the free consume soup.
  • Praise God from whom all blessings flow, praise him all creatures here below…(collect all 30 fortune cookies to complete the song!)
  • Someone important is watching you closely…it’s probably Elder Loewen.
  • Keep up the good work. Your fields are looking fantastic!
  • Next time, Peter, save some chicken balls for the Rempels.
  • Jauma lied! When will you learn to use chopsticks!
  • Romance is in the air…be careful of cousin Johan.
  • You are independent and free-thinking…stop it!
  • Oba, so this is what you do on Sunday after church yet? Chinese food! Nah, junges!
  • Ha, ha sucker! It’s a sin to read “fortune” cookies.
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