Ashes to Go on Ash Wednesday

By KOLR10 News

Published 03/05 2014 11:27AM

Updated 03/05 2014 11:29AM

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Several Springfield churches are offering a new way to make their mark today for Ash Wednesday.

The Episcopal and Methodist churches are offering "Ashes to Go" at area public transportation stops.

Ash Wednesday of course marks the start of the holy season of Lent for Christians.

St. John's Christ and St. James Episcopal churches are part of a new nationwide movement to practice Ash Wednesday in public places.

The churches' next "Ashes to Go" stop is at the the Battlefield Mall bus stop from noon until 1:30 pm.

More information about the Ashes to Go movement can be found at www.AshesToGo.org.

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