ASH WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22
Join us for worship! We begin our Lent journey on Ash Wednesday at 12 noon and 7:30 PM in-person (7:30 livestreamed.)
ASHES UNDER THE TENT
5:00-6:00 pm in the East Parking Lot on February 22, weather permitting. Stop by any time during this hour for a brief, 3-4 minute gathering for prayer and the imposition of ashes under the pop-up canopy.
WEDNESDAYS IN LENT
March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 we invite you to gather for a soup supper and fellowship at 6:30 p.m. in Creighton Hall. The soup supper will be followed by Holden Evening Prayer in the sanctuary at 7:30 p.m. You are welcome to join us for both – or come and join us at the start of worship. If you are able to bring soup or bread to the meal, please sign up in the lobby.
Write a Lent Devotion
Contribute a devotion that will be emailed to the congregation throughout this Lenten season!
Share your brief responses to the prompt: “Where is hope alive for you this Lenten season?”
Scripture and images may be submitted as well. Contact Pastor Eileen with questions.
Lent Connection Groups
Click here to learn more about the groups being offered and to sign up!
All groups begin the week of February 19 and continue for 7 weeks.
Please register by February 12, 2023.
Contact Pastor Alina with any questions.
Find inspirational ideas for daily reflection and action and more with our ELCA devotional calendar.
Download a daily reflection-action calendar to cultivate creation justice.
Deepen your engagement throughout this season of Lent with our weekly study guide, where you can find impactful, motivational stories and information about how your gifts to ELCA World Hunger are at work in the world.
Read our 2023 Lent Book – Hope: A User’s Manual by MaryAnn McKibben Dana. Copies are available at the church, as a Kindle download, or from your favorite book seller. Contact the church office if you need assistance obtaining a copy of the book. Groups for discussion will be offered – see Connection Group page for more details. We will also be hosting a virtual conversation with the author of our Lent Book on Tuesday, March 28 at 7:00 pm on Zoom.
Lent Art: Living Hope – During Lent, an art installation will be in the front of the sanctuary. Featuring our wooden cross, the display will change and grow during the weeks of Lent, depicting our Living Hope and the newness of life through the changing days of spring.
Lent Prayer Path
Our woodchip path will feature Stations in the Street – a contemporary stations of the cross by artist Scott Erickson. Stop by for a meditative walk anytime February 22 – April 9. The path begins in the east parking lot on the side by Rose Tree Road.
Building a Lenten Playlist
Expanding Our Vocabulary of Sacred
Reconciling Works has put together a LGBTQIA+ Stations of the Cross Lenten Journey.
Click the button below to check it out!
We begin holy week on Sunday, April 2 with worship at 8:30 am and 11:00 am.
Worship begins at 7:30 PM, April 6, as we remember the Last Supper.
We will observe Good Friday on April 7 at Noon and 7:30 PM as we recount Jesus’ last days.
Saturday, April 8 at 7:30 PM with a guest preacher.
CHRIST IS RISEN! Sunday, April 9 at 8 AM, 9:30 AM and 11 AM we will celebrate Resurrection Sunday.