Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner
This Year's Pancake Dinner
was held on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. What a resounding success it was too! A lot of people came out and the fellowship was fun and friendly as always. The food was so good, we'll be sure to do it again!
Thanks to Bill for flipping the pancakes!
Shrove Tuesday is the day during late winter/early Spring -- or really the day before Ash Wednesday - which is recognized and enriched by eating pancakes!
Why pancakes? It's meant to be a day of eating well, or "fat eating" just before the period during Lent when we fast from these types of foods.
This is where Mardi Gras evolved as a day of celebration and thus the "Carnivale" before "giving up" something for Lent.
According to Wikipedia, the words "Shrove Tuesday" comes from the word shrive, meaning "absolve".
This is a time when we as Christians spend the period before Easter to discover ourselves in the eyes of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, as a means to make right the wrongs we have done, to grow in the love of Christ and to ask God's help in the process.