The Season of Lent
Ash Wednesday Service • February 26 • 6:00 p.m. • Sanctuary*
The Lenten season begins with the ancient practice of the imposition of ashes in this service of spiritual discipline. The church will gather to remember our mortality and our need for God’s grace.
Lenten Vespers • Wednesdays, March 4 – April 1 • 6:00 p.m. • Chapel*
These contemplative worship experiences invite you to enter a place of rest, prayer, and reflection. Each week, we will share communion together and will offer prayers and oil for healing.
Palm Sunday Worship • April 5 • 11:00 a.m. • Sanctuary*
This worship experience includes the annual palm procession, music by the Adult Choir, prayers, and a sermon by the Reverend Dr. Richard Lischer.
Palm Sunday Concert • April 5 • 6:00 p.m. • Sanctuary*
The Adult Choir and Tate Addis, organist, present Maurice Duruflé’s exquisite masterpiece, “Requiem.” This worship concert will begin Holy Week with powerful music and a service of communion.
Maundy Thursday Footwashing Service • April 9 • Noon • Labyrinth
This service takes place in the Sacred Garden as a remembrance of Jesus’ example in the Upper Room, calling us to selfless service of others.
Maundy Thursday Communion Service • April 9 • 6:00 p.m. • Sanctuary*
Commemorating Jesus’ final meal with the his disciples, Maundy Thursday is a time to celebrate Jesus’ mandate to “love one another as I have loved you.”
Good Friday Tenebrae Service • April 10 • Noon • Chapel
Tenebrae is Latin for “shadows,” and is an opportunity to reflect on the death of Jesus through the symbolic use of light and dark.
Easter Sunday Sunrise Service • April 12 • 7:00 a.m. • Sacred Garden
Breakfast will follow in the Dining Room.
Easter Bible Study and Worship*
Sunday, April 12 9:45 a.m.
Bible Study 8:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Worship Music by the Adult Choir, Adult Handbells, and Brass Ensemble.
*Preschool childcare available.
Art by J. Kirk Richards.
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