Outdoor chat

Woman on the church lawn sitting and smiling in front of a sign that says "Lucia's Lawn Hours 1-3"
 on October 1, 2021

When she couldn’t talk to parishioners indoors during the pandemic, the Rev. Lucia Lloyd of St. John, Bowmanville invited them to stop by for “Lucia’s Lawn Hours” outdoors on the church lawn instead. ‘There were dozens of people who dropped by to chat, including parishioners, people who hadn’t been to church in years and wanted to reconnect, and people in the community I’d never met who were curious,’ she says. Photo courtesy of St. John, Bowmanville


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