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Church offers ashes ‘to go’ on first day of Lent - The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

November 23, 2014

Church offers ashes ‘to go’ on first day of Lent

Posted: Thursday, March 6, 2014 12:45 am

GALVESTON — If the people won’t come to the church, then the church will go to the people, figure the ministers of Trinity Episcopal Church.

Three members of the church’s clergy stood on the sidewalk along Seawall Boulevard on Wednesday with a sign nearby advertising “Ashes to Go.” For two hours, they turned the scaffolding that marks the location of the Balinese Room into a kind of Ash-Wednesday-only chapel.

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