During the 1940s through the 1970s, there were few restaurants in small towns in the Deep South. A pastor often drove to preach at a church that could be two to three hours from his or her home. Providing a meal for the preacher and the preacher’s family was an important service.
Author Mary Page-Clay’s Preacher’s Coming to Dinner shares the experiences of getting ready to host the preacher and family after Sunday services. Told in verse and with illustrations by Robert Hall, you will see how much work went in to hosting this very special dinner.
Preacher’s Coming to Dinner is an interesting and entertaining look at life in the Deep South of the past.