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Church Activities – Transylvania County


Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian

A traditional Shrove Tuesday pancake dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17, in Davidson River Hall, Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church.

Children from the church will lead a Mardi Gras parade around the hall wearing hats and tooting horns, celebrating the last day before Lent begins Feb. 18.

“Shrove Tuesday” refers to the custom of Christians attending church and confessing their sins (being shriven) the day before the self-denial of Lent begins. Also called “Mardi Gras” (“Fat Tuesday”), on that day Christians tradition...

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