St. John’s Episcopal Church in Massena to hold Lenten services, lunches
MASSENA -- Lenten luncheons are returning to St. John’s Episcopal Church, 139 Main St., following an ecumenical worship service at noon.
The service and lunch will be held on five Wednesdays during Lent, starting on Feb. 21, and continuing through March 21, and are sponsored by the Greater Massena Ministerial Association.Each week’s service is conducted by a different member of the local clergy. Each service consists of hymns, scripture readings, and a brief message.
Lunch in the church social hall follows each service, starting at approximately 12:30. Members of several local churches will prepare and serve the meals. An offering will be accepted to benefit the Boys & Girls Club.
The menu is also a long-time tradition, and consists of main dish, salad, bread, coffee or tea, and everyone’s favorite, pie or cake. Specific menus are as follows:
Feb. 21 – Spanish rice and tossed salad, prepared by St. John’s Episcopal Church.
Feb. 28 – Macaroni and cheese and tossed salad, prepared by the churches of St. Peter’s parish
March 7 – Chicken & veggie casserole and coleslaw, prepared by Grace Methodist Church
March 14 – Goulash and Caesar salad, prepared by Emmanuel UCC Congregational Church.
March 21 – Chicken and Stuffing casserole and tossed salad, prepared by First United Methodist Church.
Worship service and luncheon will be cancelled in the event of bad weather. Watch for notification in the school cancellation notices.