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Lent and Holy Week

Ash Wednesday ServicesAsh Wednesday ServiceS

February 14
  • 5:15 p.m.—Family friendly service for those young in age and young at heart. Imposition of ashes will be a part of this interactive service. Stay for a potluck style family dinner in Fellowship Hall after this service. Bring a dish to share.
  • 7:30 p.m.—Ash Wednesday gets its name from the practice of placing ashes on the foreheads of the faithful as a sign of repentance. Communion and imposition of ashes will be a part of this service.

 

TaizÉ Services

Fridays, February 16–March 23, 7 p.m.

Taizé prayer services will be held each Friday during Lent in Room 750, upstairs in the Phoenix Center (Building 700).

 

Community Dinners

Sundays following the 5 p.m. worship service.

 

Lenten Retreat

Saturday, February 24

This half day retreat provides an opportunity to explore spiritual practices that can open you up to a deeper relationship with God.

 

Lenten Devotional

Bruce Reyes-Chow Lenten devotionalPastor Hardy suggests 40 Days, 40 Prayers, 40 Words: Lenten Reflections for Everyday Life by Bruce Reyes-Chow. Look for it at the Sunday Book Sale or thethoughtfulchristian.com.

On March 18 at 6 p.m. join us for the potluck community dinner and an opportunity to hear Bruce. He is a nationally known speaker and the youngest person every elected as Moderator of General Assemply for PC(USA). Currently Bruce blogs for The Huffington Post, speaks and teaches on faith, race, parenting, and technology, and is committed to "living and expressing a Christian faith that is beautifully complex, unimaginably just, and excruciatingly gracious."

Holy Week Services, March 25-April 1