Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Last Supper

In March, 2016, I published a blog post about Frank Treat Fulcher, with a link to a 2011 Ocracoke Newsletter of his autobiography.

Frank Treat was a colorful Ocracoke native, and a preacher, storyteller, mandolin player, and folk artist. This carved last supper scene is displayed in the hallway in the rear of the Ocracoke Methodist Church:

The carving is worth noticing. If the current pastor is in his office I'm sure he would be happy for you to step inside and take a look.

This month's Ocracoke Newsletter is a brief history of Howard's Pub. You can read it here: https://www.villagecraftsmen.com/news082117.htm.    

3 comments:

  1. Anonymous11:26 AM

    A calendar featured a portion of a larger masterpiece Les Noces de Cana. Upon an internet search this is a dinner-- the dinner where Jesus turns water into wine. I just never thought that this miracle was to save a dinner party from fiasco. This water to wine was not an act, a street magician busking the streets of J-town but a fancy shin-dig. Now carving that scene would involve an entire tree I think.

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    1. Marie from PA11:53 AM

      Not sure of the purpose of Anon 11:26 comment, but thank you for this information, Philip. I was behind on my reading of your blog and had just visited the Methodist Church this morning. I will see if I can find Pastor Bryant so I can see this work. As always, thank you for all the time and energy you put into giving us information about the wonderful island of Ocracoke. It is greatly appreciated.

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  2. Anonymous5:04 PM

    Anon 11:26 here, Marie from PA ( Been to Philly, luv luv luv P-town and the Franklin Institute and Betsey Ross House, That alley and just walking around anyway I digress,) Everyone thinks of the last supper the paint er fresco is in a tiny church if I recall correctly but this wine to water effort is huge Girl, and I merely wanted to share with y'all another rendition of Jesus Shaves or is it saves David Sedaris has an essay titled Jesus Shaves and it is awesome

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