Drive-Thru Ash Wednesday Caters To Dollar Menu Christians

drive-thru-ashwedsFor when your relationship with the Lord is (almost) as tender and soul-nourishing as a Carl’s Jr. Thickburger®.

Via WXYZ Detroit:

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (WXYZ) – If you don’t have time for Ash Wednesday services, one church in metro Detroit is making it so you don’t even have to get out of your car to receive your ashes.

St. David’s Episcopal Church in Southfield is bringing back its drive-thru ash service for the third year. It’s a common tradition on Ash Wednesday, and is usually performed during a church service.

According to Rev. Chris Yaw, rector at St. David’s, hundreds of people received prayer and ashes through the drive-thru last year.

“Ash Wednesday is intended to provide a time of reflection and repentance for what we have done and what we have failed to do,” Yaw explained. “We hope that Drive-Thru Ashes can make the message and meaning of this day more accessible.” [more]

Evidently nobody’s giving up sloth for Lent…