“Sausage is on the grill and the pancakes are hot,” could be heard at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Durant Tuesday afternoon.
Cathy Roberts, Chairman of the Board of St. John’s said, “We do this every year. We vote on where we want to allocate our money and this year it’s going to the kids so all the kids can go to camp this year.”
Shrove Tuesday is the day before Ash Wednesday.
These religious milestones are very significant in the denominations who practice them.
Shrove Tuesday is the day for eating pancakes.
It’s the day before lent begins on Ash Wednesday.
Many know these milestones as time to travel to New Orleans to celebrate Mardi Gras.
St. John’s Episcopal church passed out Mardi Gras beads to help with atmosphere and people devoured plates of pancakes and sausage.
Crew Whitfield liked the pancake part, “because of all the syrup.” He said he’s glad this fundraiser helps the church and kids go to camp.”
You can mark your calendars every year for pancakes and sausage at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Durant.
Contact Dan Pennington at (580) 634-2162 or firstname.lastname@example.org