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Easter sunrise at Whitlash: "The cows are in the church yard!"


May 15, 2019

Rev. Sherry Edwards, pastor of Whitlash Presbyterian Church, greets cows from the porch of the parsonage just about sunrise on Easter. The cows, enticed across a cattle guard and from an adjoining pasture to the new grass in the yard by the church, enjoyed a brief Easter morning outing. A couple of buckets of cake and the bawling of their abandoned calves helped lured the cows back to a corral. A potetial crisis when parishioners were to arrive for an Easter breakfast celebration was averted.

South of the Border,

Column No. 13

Columnist's note: This was our first Easter in Whitlash and sunrise on this past Easter Sunday was pretty exciting. That got me thinking about a number of other interesting and stimulating Easter mornings that my wife and I have shared in the 23 prior places we've lived and celebrated the holy day. Before I share the story of Easter sunrise in Whitlash, here's brief account of a couple of other memorable Easter mornings.

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