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Jamestown Community College
Susz Podiatry of Jamestown will be partnering with St. Luke’s Episcopal Church this year to provide a free Foot Care Clinic for community members on Maundy Thursday, April 18th from 9am to 11am in the church undercroft.
The local podiatrist and staff will be on hand that morning to offer foot baths, diabetic foot exams and more. These basic services will be offered to the public at no cost.
These services are again being offered at St. Luke’s as a way of honoring the age-old tradition of ceremonial foot washing that is done in many churches on the Thursday before Easter in remembrance of Christ’s washing of the Apostles feet.
“As a downtown church, service is in the DNA of St. Luke’s Church. Our 4th St. Café creates a place for folks from all walks for life to come together and form community. Offering free coffee and donuts weekly, the Café is the perfect venue in which to offer a Footcare Clinic.” says The Rev. Luke Fodor, Rector of St. Luke’s.
“Carying on the tradition that Jesus taught us, we ceremoniously wash feet during our Maundy Thursday services at 12:00pm and 7pm and yet we want to offer the same humble service to everyone whether they desire to come to church or not.”
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church is located at 410 North Main Street, Jamestown. Clinic participants are asked to use the Fourth Street entrance to the church, on the corner of Fourth and Main Streets.
For more information about the Foot Care clinic call the church office at 716-483-6405.