Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper
5:30 - 7 PM in NCR
Tuesday, February 13
5:30-7 PM Newton Community Room
$5 Person $15 Family
Shrove Tuesday is the day immediately preceding Ash Wednesday (the beginning of Lent), and this year occurs on February 13th. (The date varies depending on the date of Easter). The term Shrove, derived from “shrive”, referring to the confession of our sins usual in the European Middle Ages as a preparation for Lent. Shrove Tuesday eventually acquired the character of a carnival or festival in many countries with many customs developed in connection with this day that precedes the beginning of the Lenten fast; traditionally pancakes were eaten on Shrove Tuesday, because eggs and fat, forbidden during the Lenten fast were used.
Christ Church will continue its annual Shrove Tuesday festivities again this year. From 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm on Tuesday, February 13th we will host our traditional pancake supper in the NCR. Coordinated again this year by Jim Bliss, the meal will feature pancakes prepared by the men of the parish along with the usual sausages, apple sauce, and drinks. The cost of the meal is $5.00 per person with a $15.00 cap for families. Everyone is welcome and will surely have an evening of fellowship and joy. Please join us.
Volunteers are welcomed to assist with the meal as well. The tasks at hand are, table set-up, serving & clean up. If you would like to be part of the ‘pancake crew” please contact Jim Bliss at 845/462-4566 or [email protected] or sign up online here.