Westfield UCC hosts Lenten suppers

Posted March 9, 2019 at 5:55 pm

By Julie Ann Madden


The 40 weekdays from Ash Wednesday to Easter observed by the Roman Catholic, Eastern, and some Protestant churches as a period of penitence and fasting, according to the www.Merriam-Webster.com’s dictionary.

It may be a time of religious fasting, but it’s also the time many enjoy area Friday fish frys — thanks to the religious practice of meatless meals on Fridays during Lent.

Westfield Congregational United Church of Christ members cook up a fish feast three Friday nights during Lent.

The menu is fish and/or chicken strips with au gratin potatoes, coleslaw, corn fritters, buns and desserts of homemade bars and pies.

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