Video: Ashes to Go

[Episcopal News Service] One of a growing number of Episcopal Church priests takes Ash Wednesday out of the church and into the streets or, in this case, the train station.

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  1. Sally Lindsay says:

    I love this idea!

  2. The Rev. Daniel Hanna says:

    “Ashes to Go” is both pastoral and grounding for the churched and unchurched alike. Many will be blessed by this proactive ministry. A brilliant idea comes into its own!

  3. Donald Snyder says:

    I think this is an excellent idea. We did a similar thing at Church of the Epiphany in Washington. Our Rector, Randolph Charles, was outside the entrance to the church to impose ashes after our 12:10 liturgy and again from 5 to 6 p.m. prior to the evening liturgy for Ash Wednesday.

  4. Godfrey Perrott says:

    St Peter’s Episcopal, Beverly MA took Ashes to Go to our commuter rail station from 5:30 – 8:30 am on Ash Wednesday. We used three teams of two (a Deacon, 4 LEMs and a catechist) each working for an hour and imposed ashes on about 35 people. Many more said they were glad to see us doing this.

  5. Judith Wood says:

    What a great way to bring people to our Lord. Maybe it will open the hearts of those who received ashes to become more in touch with their Lord and Savior.

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