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Urban Village Church takes to the streets for Ash Wednesday

by John Skelly Jr.
Feb 22, 2012


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Church member promotes Ash Wednesday outside Daley Plaza

The Urban Village Church hit the streets of Chicago to engage the community in Ash Wednesday. Spread out over 15 different locations including CTA stops, Daley Plaza and Millennium Park, they made the tradition more accessible to those short on time or uncomfortable in a church.