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Lent and Holy Week

Ash Wed 2020Ash Wednesday ServiceS

February 26
  • 5:15 p.m.—Family friendly service with interactive stations for those young in age and young at heart. Imposition of ashes will be a part of this service.

  • 6 p.m.—Everyone is welcome to the Lenten Community Potluck Dinner in the Fellowship Hall. 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. Imposition of ashes will be a part of this service.

 

LENTEN COMMUNITY DINNERS

Ash Wednesday, February 26 at 6 p.m.

Potluck dinner—bring a dish to share (enough for 8–10 servings).

Sunday, March 1 at 6 p.m.

Dinner is provided by the church—just show up. There will be a donation basket to help offset costs, but don’t let that stop you from joining us.

Sundays, March 8-29 at 6 p.m.

Potluck dinners—bring a dish to share (enough for 8–10 servings). Come a few minutes before the 5 p.m. service and look for drop off instructions for your dish.

 

 

Lenten DevotionalLenten Devotional

This Lent, journey through the wilderness with our devotional booklet. Beginning with Ash Wednesday and ending with Easter Sunday, this devotional includes art, poetry, prompts, and reflections inspired by the Lenten scriptures we hear in worship, and the theme, Wilderness. This booklet is great for older youth and adults of all ages—and especially for those who are hungry for readings and prompts to dig into each week. The booklet is available in the narthex, from the Sunday Book Sale in Trinity Court or at the front desk.

 

Restoration and Renewal of Mind, Body, and Spirit

Sundays, March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 and April 5, 3:15–4:15 pm, Phoenix Center Gym

Restoration and Renewal

During our Lenten season Elsa Amboy will be offering a weekly class to help people restore mind, body and spirit. Techniques will include mindful breathing, gentle movements, restorative poses, and meditation with Christian music, readings and prayer.  Elsa has been a practitioner of restorative yoga for over five years and is a certified yoga instructor. This will be a special time for restoration and renewal and to pause from the busyness of life.

Contact Elsa () with questions or concerns. Bring a yoga mat. Free will donations will be accepted at the class.

Space is limited so register soon.

 

Easter Egg Hunt

April 4, 10:30–11:30 a.m.

Treats, games, a bounce house, a photo booth and of course, the egg hunt!

Holy Week Services, April 5–11