Many people spread their cloaks on the road, and others spread leafy branches that they had cut in the fields. Mark 11:8 (NRSV)
Reminiscent of those who who
spread their cloaks on the road ahead of Jesus as he entered Jerusalem, we expanded on the idea of Palm Sunday to make it “coat” Sunday as well. Parishioners brought new or gently-used coats and laid them at the altar for donation to a local clothing ministry.