The Arizona Church of Scientology is hard up for cash and is begging for contributions in one of the most frightening Youtube videos we've ever seen.
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We don't want to ruin it for you, so just click here to watch the video -- unfortunately, we can't post it in this blog because the ability to embed has been disabled by whoever posted it following a similar post in New Times' sister paper, the Village Voice.
Indeed, because Arizona has only a couple of thousand followers, many critics say this new endeavor is ludicrous.
Some also are quick to point out that the church's fundraising strategy is a bit... out there.
After numerous calls, the Arizona Church of Scientology could not be reached for comment about the new fundraising effort.