“Friends in Christ, every year at the time of the Christian Passover we celebrate our redemption through the death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Lent is a time to prepare for this celebration and to renew our life in the paschal mystery. We begin this holy season by acknowledging our need for repentance, and for the mercy and forgiveness proclaimed in the gospel of Jesus Christ.
I invite you, therefore, in the name of Christ, to observe a holy Lent by self examination and penitence, by prayer and fasting, by works of love, and by reading and meditating on the Word of God.”
– Book of Common Worship
During the season of Lent, we have 40 days to prepare ourselves for the events of Holy Week and Easter Sunday. Part of these preparations may be done corporately, joining fellow Christians on Sunday mornings and at special services of the season to exalt and worship our Lord. Part of that preparation may be done individually in committing ourselves to a discipline of prayer, Bible study, or fasting. In either case, the goal is not for us to earn “extra credit” with God, but to open ourselves for a deeper walk with Jesus.
Below are listed some of the opportunities we will have this Lenten season. I encourage you to take advantage of them that we might grow together.
Grace & Peace,
Ash Wednesday – March 1
7:00 p.m. – Service of the Word and Holy Communion
Wednesdays – March 8, 15, 22, 29 & April 5
6:15 p.m. – Soup & Salad Supper
7:00-7:30 p.m. – Lenten Communion Service
Maundy Thursday – April 13
7:30 p.m. – Tenebrae Service
Easter Sunday – April 16
8:45 a.m. – Family Easter Breakfast
9:30 a.m. – Children’s Bible Treasure Hunt
10:00 a.m. – Worship: Celebration of Jesus’ Resurrection