The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have approved a musical Form to be used at the beginning of meetings of the Church of England’s General Synod. A spokesperson for the Archbishops described the new Form as ‘a joyful expression and affirmation of the long-standing self-identification of the Church’s bishops as muppets’. The House of Bishops is to be called the Menage of Muppets, the archbishop of the northern province becomes the Archmuppet of York, and the hitherto informal designation Archmuppet of Canterbury will be the formal synodical title of the archbishop of the southern province. 

Female Muppets

It’s time to play the music
It’s time to light the lights
It’s time to meet the Muppets on the Muppet Show tonight

Male Muppets

It’s time to put on makeup
It’s time to dress up right
It’s time to raise the curtain on the Muppet Show tonight

Archmuppet of Canterbury

Why do we always come here

Archmuppet of York

I guess we’ll never know

Archmuppet of Canterbury

It’s like a kind of torture

To have to watch the show

Menage of Muppets

And now let’s get things started

Clerical and Lay Members
Why don’t you get things started?

Clerk to the Synod 

It’s time to get things started

Menage of Muppets
On the most sensational, inspirational, celebrational, Muppetational
This is what we call the Muppet Show!