Source: Jay Greenberg

A Chicago-area church has gone “woke” and claimed that the celebration of Lent is about “fasting from whiteness.”

The First United Church of Oak Park in suburban Chicago announced that its celebration of Lent will have a divisive left-wing spin this year.

In a statement, the church said it was celebrating Lent, the 40-day season commemorating the 40 days Jesus Christ spent in the desert before he began his public ministry, by dividing people up by the color of their skin and pitting them against each other.

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As part of the “fasting from whiteness,” the church is banning all liturgical orders and music written by white people.

“For Lent this year, First United is doing a mix of ‘giving something up’ and ‘taking something on,’” the church said in a statement on its website.

“In our worship services throughout Lent, we will not be using any music or liturgy written or composed by white people.”

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