Wilmington church offers ashes and blessings to go on Ash Wednesday

People could drive by Wesley Memorial UMC Wednesday to get ashes to go. (Photo: Kylie Jones/WWAY)

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — It’s Ash Wednesday — an important holy day of prayer and fasting for many Christians.

A Wilmington church will be offering ashes and blessings “to go” from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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People can drive up, receive ashes, along with a quick prayer at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, located at 1401 South College Road.