St. Thomas Invites St. Francis Over For Pancakes After IHOP Snafu

Harvest_Grain_Nut_PancakesIHOP’s annual offer of free pancakes on Shrove Tuesday nearly put a crimp in one local congregation’s plans to observe the Christian holiday.

According to Reverend Jean McGraw of St. Francis Episcopal Church, which began meeting one year ago in West Ashley, holding a pancake supper at IHOP seemed like a sensible solution for a church without a kitchen.

“But when we got there on Sunday to tell them how many we were going to have, they said there were going to be lines, and that probably wouldn’t work,” McGraw says. Continue reading