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Written by Julie Blum   

Lent 2018: Mid-week Soup and “Seeking the Heart of God” Series


We can all agree that we live in challenging times, but where is God’s heart in all of this? What is God calling us to do? This season of Lent we will have a series of speakers will us to engages in these questions and help us address topics that our relevant for the times in which we live.Join us every Thursday evening in Lent for a simple soup supper from 6:30 to 7:00 pm and then a presentation from the speakers below, with time for questions, from 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm.  A free will offering will be collected.

Last week = March 22: The Rev. Priscilla Austin, Pastor at Immanuel Lutheran Church will lead us in a conversation on "Liberating LOVE: Allyship." How are Christians to address racism, racial inequality and how can the white folks among us be allies to people of color?

Holy Week 2018 Schedule

  • Palm SundayMarch 25, 10:30 am.  We begin a procession of palm branches with the congregation gathered outside before moving into the sanctuary. We will remember Jesus’ triumpant entry into Jerusalem, as well as celebrate a baptism this day.

  • Maundy Thursday is on March 29 and our worship will begin at 6:30pm.   We will have a potluck meal in the midst of the worship service in the Community Hall.  Please bring a dish to share. As we remember the night Jesus shared a meal with his disciples and as arrested, we will share Holy Communion together and then move up to the sanctuary for the stripping of the altar.

  • Then on March 30 our Good Friday service will be at 7:30 pm.  Some people say that this is the most special and moving worship service of the whole year.  The worship will include music, words and images that speak of Jesus’ life giving actions on the cross.

·    March 31: Flower cross decorating: At 7:00 pm we will decorate our annual flower cross.  Feel free to bring flowers, gloves, scissors, etc. to help decorate the cross that will adorn our Easter Sunday worship space.  Alternatively you can just drop off flowers (anytime that day in buckets that will be outside the church doors) or you can just come to help decorate. 

Sunday, April 1, Easter morning promises to be a joyful celebration.  There will be no Sunday school, Confirmation or Adult Forum this day but breakfast will be served from 9:00 to 10:00 am.  Our Easter Worship service will follow at 10:30 am with a bright color, festive celebration, with great music and much joy!  Please bring all your family and friends. 


Last Updated ( Thursday, 15 March 2018 )
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