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Ash Wednesday Service

Two services will be held on Ash Wednesday:

Service @ Noon and @ 5:30pm

All are welcome to attend this sacred service for the imposition of ashes on our foreheads, and to mark the beginning of an observance of a holy Lent.

I invite you, therefore, in the name of the Church, to the observance of a holy Lent.

Ash Wednesday begins the season of Lent: a time set apart; a holy time; a time to reach deeper into Christ’s love. How do we begin such a journey? In the Episcopal tradition, we turn to the Book of Common Prayer for grounding. For the Ash Wednesday service the prayer book includes a beautiful and powerful “Invitation to a Holy Lent.” The text begins: “Dear People of God: The first Christians observed with great devotion the days of our Lord’s passion and resurrection, and it became the custom of the Church to prepare for them by a season of penitence and fasting.”

Hear an Audio Invitation to a Holy Lent

As a way of sharing this special invitation with the Building Faith audience, Matthew Kozlowski and Charlotte Hand Greeson have recorded the text together. Have a listen… and more importantly, have a blessed Lent. (buildingfaith)

Invitation to Holy Lent: Click to Listen

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Earlier Event: March 5
Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper
Later Event: March 6
Ash Wednesday Service