Lent

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Lent 2018

PRAY

Worship: 8, 9:30, & 11 am
Theme: Lent & Other Four-Letter Words

February 14: Ash Wednesday | TURN
7am-4pm Ashes & Prayer available
12noon Service
7pm Service with Communion

February 18: HEAR
Matthew 4:1-11

February 25: RISK
Mark 8:31-38

March 4: REST
Deuteronomy 5:12-15

March 11: CARE
Matthew 25:31-46

March 18: TELL
Mark 5:1-20

March 25: Palm/Passion Sunday | WALK
Palm Procession with all Elementary Children in Worship
John 12

March 29: Maundy Thursday | WASH
6:30pm Meal
7pm Service with Communion
John 13

March 30: Good Friday | LOVE
7:30pm Passion Service
Mark 14:26-15:47

April 1: Easter Sunday | RISE
6:30am Sunrise Service
8am Early Service
9:30am Contemporary Service
11am Festival Service
John 20:1-18

Holy Week

Palm/Passion Sunday
March 25: WALK
Elementary children will join the adults in worship in the sanctuary where we’ll enjoy a Palm Procession at all three services.

Maundy Thursday
March 29: WASH
6:30pm meal, 7pm service
Maundy Thursday will include a meal at 6:30pm and an experiential worship service at 7pm in Fellowship Hall including communion, prayer, and footwashing stations.

Good Friday
March 30: LOVE
7:30pm Passion Service in the Sanctuary

Easter Eggstravaganza
Saturday, March 31, 9-11am: HUNT
Join us as a family on Saturday, March 31 from 9-11am for an egg hunt, games, crafts, and treats. Please bring a basket. In the case of inclement weather, all activities will take place inside. If you would like to help on Saturday morning at 8am, email Erica.

Easter Sunday
April 1: RISE
6:30am – Sunrise Service
8am – Early Service
9:30am – Contemporary Service
11am – Festival Service

SEEK

Studying Moses: In the Footsteps of the Reluctant Prophet by Adam Hamilton

Books ($15 in both regular and large print) & Signups are in Fellowship Hall

Sunday
9:30am in Room 301: Saints & Sinners Study of Moses Begins February 18

Tuesday
4:30-5:30pm in the Library: SPark Kids Learn with Moses in March. Email Erica by February 27 to register your 2nd-5th grader.
7pm in Room 301: Adult Study of Moses led by Rev. Lee Ferrell. Begins February 20

Wednesday
*9:30-11:30am in Room 115: Women’s study of Moses led by Susan Brunk and Ann Chaffee. Begins February 14
10:30am in Room 301: Seven Deadly Sins and Seven Traditional Virtues led by Rev. Byron Brought. Attend any or all classes; bring your Bible. Begins February 21.
7pm in Room 302: The Sacred Lens: Praying with Your Camera led by Rev. Ron Foster. A 5-week exploration into how the practices of prayer and photography overlap. Begins February 21.

Friday
10am in Room 301: Adult Study of Moses led by Chip Linehan. Begins February 16

Online
5-Minute Moses with Rev. Carissa Surber and Erica Benjamin is an online group for young adults and young families to study Adam Hamilton’s book on Moses through videos and discussions, five minutes at a time. Go to tinyurl.com/5MinuteMoses to join today. We kick it all off February 12! Email Rev. Carissa for more information.

*Childcare Available

PLAY

Pancake Supper
Come enjoy pancakes, sausage links, and brownie sundaes at Troop 993’s Pancake Supper on Shrove Tuesday, February 13 between 5:30 and 7pm in Fellowship Hall. Adults are $6, children (5-12) are $4, and kids under 5 are free.

Picturing Lent
Whether or not you are part of Rev. Ron’s Sacred Lens class on Photography & Prayer, you can use this season to go on a photographic pilgrimage with our theme words as your guides each week. Send your images to Rev. Ron.

ASP Auction
Our annual ASP Auction will be held Sunday, March 18 at 6pm in Fellowship Hall. This is the big fundraiser for the trip to the Appalachia Service Project in late June. Plan to attend on the evening of the auction, and think about what you might donate. All profits go to ASP. Everyone can do something! Contact Rev. Lee for more information.

Easter Eggstravaganza
Join us as a family on Saturday, March 31 from 9-11am for an egg hunt, games, crafts, and treats. Please bring a basket. In the case of inclement weather, all activities will take place inside. If you would like to help on Saturday morning at 8am, let Erica know.

Women’s Retreat
The Sisterhood ministry’s 9th annual spring retreat is April 6-8 at the Skycroft Conference Center in Middletown, MD. Cost is $160 for two nights and includes five meals. Contact Dawn Cullis for more info.