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Churchgoers lying on the floor prayed for themselves and the gunman collecting their wallets during a holdup in the middle of a Baptist service.

The man, carrying a sawed-off shotgun, made off with credit cards, checkbooks and at least $500 in cash Sunday morning from more than 130 members of the Faith Way Baptist Church.The pastor, the Rev. Downing Gregory, said he "thought this was a prank of some sort. I just stood there and looked at him. Then finally he said, "Reverend, you bow your head, too.' I got down on the floor."