Tuesday, February 25 | 5:00 - 8:00 PM | Gathering Area
It's Shrove Tuesday, a day of forgiveness and feasting on pancakes. The Christian tradition takes place on a different date each year, depending on when Easter falls. Its origins can be traced back centuries: "shrive" is an archaic verb that means to hear a confession. Those confessions were then followed by a feast before the start of Lent — the six-week period of fasting and abstaining that leads up to Easter. The word shrove is a form of the English word shrive, which means to obtain absolution for one's sins by way of Confession and doing penance. Thus Shrove Tuesday was named after the custom to be "shriven" before the start of Lent.
Join the Student Life Ministry for this one-of-a-kind feast! Cost is $5 for an individual or $20 per family. This pancake dinner will support the High School Dominican Republic Mission Trip. Dinner includes pancakes with all the toppings, bacon, coffee/juice/tea. Families can eat at the church or take it to go.