Mardi gras celebrated at West Tisbury church

The reverend Cathlin Baker and her daughter, Eirene, were as much participants as hosts. — Photo by Lynn Christoffers

Mardi gras party in church? Makes sense, doesn’t it, since the revelry prefaces Lent, after all. It made enough sense to a few dozen members of the West Tisbury Congregational Church who weren’t about to let the second most important (after election day) Tuesday of the year go by unnoticed and uncelebrated.