- Associated Press - Monday, March 3, 2014

TIVERTON, R.I. (AP) - Several Tiverton churches are banding together to offer busy commuting Christians a chance kick off Lent without getting out of their car.

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church will host Ashes to Go, a drive-by distribution of ashes for the faithful at the entrance to Grinnell’s Beach on Ash Wednesday.

The Rev. John Higginbotham, priest-in-charge of Holy Trinity, will be joined by clergy from the Amicable Congregational Church and the First Old Stone Baptist Church.

Higginbotham tells The Herald News (https://bit.ly/NN4jwA ) the goal is to bring the church to the community.

The Town Council gave the churches permission to use the shoulders at the entrance to the beach to allow cars to stop without interfering with traffic.

Ashes - and coffee - will be offered from 6:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.


Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide