Sweet as pie


Pie-baking veteran Nancy Maximenko, left, shows newcomer Bob Schlump how to roll the crust Nov. 11 at St. Michael’s Church. PHOTOS BY LARAINE WESCHLER

Peggy Gehm adds apples to her sweet creation.

Volunteers from Naugatuck bake about 35 homemade pies each Friday during lent for the church’s lenten bake sale, now it its 71st year. Others contribute sweet goods from their home kitchens. “We wouldn’t be here if we weren’t having fun,” Maximenko said.