Clergy Clatter

Good grief! It’s Lent. From where did that come? I usually have my Lenten planning well under way right after Christmas. But we were just closing down after Christmas – and now we’re opening up right at the start of Lent. That blasted pandemic!

Well, if the pandemic has taught us one thing, it’s adaptability. And that’s not all bad. Mary Shaffer is putting together a Pancake Supper for Tuesday, March 1st, with one week’s notice. Ash Wednesday is going to happen, including a “drive by”, which is a product of last year’s pandemic efforts. Buddy has recorded a version of “The Way of the Cross” which is online and available to anyone at any time. That’s new. We’ve gone into archives and found last year’s fireside chats. They are available.

I know Epiphany well enough to know that your favorite Lenten activity is pot luck supper. Forget the programs! Let’s just eat! Well, that still isn’t within our pandemic guidelines, so we’ll hold off until Maundy Thursday (April 14th) and have a bang up Agape meal (meatless).

Hey, we’re flexible. Have a blessed Lent.

Richard +

March1, 2022


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