Bach's Lunch: A Lenten Meditation

Like the events of Holy Week itself, Paul de Maleingreau’s "Symphonie de la Passion" is a work of profound contrast. It is immediately vibrant and austere, cerebral and emotive, massive and intimate, objective and deeply personal. Paired with artworks depicting Christ’s Passion, this Bach’s Lunch concert promises to be a powerful experience as we look towards the hope of Easter.
"Symphonie de la Passion, Op. 20" by Paul de Maleingreau
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Click HERE for Lent 2021 Resources

Each week during Lent a video reflection and information to complement the Lenten cards will be posted on our Lent 2021 Resources page. 
These resources include a recording of one of the FBCA youth reading the poem for the week as well as quick links to the music listed on each card.
If you have not received a set of cards please contact the church office at 828.252-4781.
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