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Holy Week traditions – annual sawdust carpets

Inspired by the beautiful sawdust carpets made in Guatemala during Lent, numerous communities in the North make an annual carpet for Easter. The church in Fryeburg, Maine makes the carpet inside the fellowship hall on Palm Sunday and members walk … Continue reading

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Create an alfombra (sawdust carpet) in your community

by Greg Huang-Dale This project was inspired by the community of St. Joan of Arc in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where the community creates an Easter alfombra (or sawdust carpet) every year.  Their partner community in Tierra Nueva II creates one as … Continue reading

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