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  • Ash Wednesday 2017

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Ash Wednesday  |  March 1, 2017 Imposition of Ashes 7:00 - 9:00 am and 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, Chapel Ash Wednesday Family Service 5:00 pm, Moore Chapel, Matt Nelson preaching Ash Wednesday Evening Service 7:00 pm, Sanctuary, Matt Nelson preaching Lenten Devotionals The 2017 Lenten devotionals will be available online and throughout the

  • Lent 2015: Quiet

Lent: 2.21.15

Saturday, February 21 “The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me, because the Lord has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners, to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor

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  • Lent 2015: Quiet

Lent: 2.20.15

Friday, February 20 Fasting is a common practice among Christians during Lent.  When I was young, I remember my Catholic friends giving up meat on Fridays while I gave up chocolate (or on years when I was feeling particularly pious: sweets altogether).  Part of the benefit of fasting - our own little sacrifices - is

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Lent: 2.19.15

Thursday, February 19 “Be careful not to practice your righteousness in front of others to be seen by them.  If you do, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven. “So when you give to the needy, do not announce it with trumpets, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and on the

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  • Lent 2015: Quiet

Lent: 2.18.15

Ash Wednesday, February 18 Let’s face it: Lent is a weird time of year.  It is a somber season of repentance, prayer, and fasting in which we seek to deepen our spiritual disciplines, intentionally focus on the sacrificial death of Christ, and inevitably reflect on our individual and collective sinfulness that led Jesus to the

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  • Lent 2015: Quiet

Lent: 2.17.15

Tuesday, February 17 Lent In the Gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke, Jesus spends forty days in the wilderness preparing for his public ministry.  For him it was a time of prayer, self-denial, reflection, discernment and fasting.  It was also a time of quiet.  As Christians, we honor those days by choosing a similar path

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