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Easter Walk 2017: Lent at UCU

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Please join us as we walk together through the 40 days of Lent from Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday:

Wednesday, March 1:  Ash Wednesday

6:30-8:30 AM:  “Ashes-to-Go” in the church parking lot. 

7:00 PM:  Ecumenical Worship Service (at Jericho United Methodist Church)

Sunday, March 5:  First Sunday of Lent:  Lenten Project Begins

10:30 AM:  Worship service with Holy Communion.  Also, Lenten coin holders distributed in worship and and Easter flower sign-ups begin.

Wednesdays during Lent:  Adult Education study: Journey Inward, Journey Outward

March 8, 15, 22, 29, April 5:  6:00-7:30 PM
We will gather together to share a simple meal of bread and soup and to study together. Our study texts will consist of a Scripture, articles, and news headlines of the day. No cost.

Sundays in Lent (March 5, 12, 19, 26, April 2, 9): Worship

10:30 AM:  Worship service.  All are welcome.

Sunday, March 6:  Worship Service With Holy Communion
10:30 AM:  Easter flower sign-ups begin after worship.

HOLY WEEK 2016: April 9-15

Sunday, April 9:  Palm/Passion Sunday

10:30 AM:  Worship service with Holy Communion, commemorating Christ’s entry into Jerusalem with palms and special music and blessing of our Lenten Project banks.  After the Palm Sunday processional, we will meditate on the passion of Jesus Christ as communicated to us by a string octet playing Haydn’s The Seven Last Words of the Redeemer on the Cross.

12:00 PM:  KOWS and Church Friends baking/deliveries – All are invited to gather in the kitchen after worship to bake and deliver to members of the community.

Daily, April 10-14:  Morning Prayer Services

6:45 AM:  morning prayer service with continental breakfast following.  Location:  Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.

Daily, April 10-13:  Daily Prayer Walk

Noon:  Meet at Mills Riverside Park for a prayer and 30-minute walk.

Thursday, April 13:  Maundy Thursday Potluck

6:00 PM:  All are welcome to a light potluck supper with worship service and Holy Communion.  Hosted at the United Church of Underhill in conjunction with Jericho United Methodist Church.

Friday, April 14:  Good Friday

12:00 – 3:00 PM:  Ecumenical Good Friday Walk.  Starts at Jericho United Methodist Church; ends at United Church of Underhill around 3:00PM.

Saturday, April 15:  Easter flowers, Confirmation Class and Easter Vigil

9:00-11:00 AM – Easter flowers accepted in sanctuary
7:00 PM – Confirmation class will meet in the sanctuary at the Easter Vigil
8:00 PM until 6:00 AM (Easter morning) – Sanctuary will be open for prayer, meditation, study, etc. (Sign up for slots in fellowship room).

Sunday, April 16:  Easter Sunday

6:30 AM:  Ecumenical Sunrise Service. Location: Catalyst Church on Raceway.

10:30 AM:  Celebration of Christ’s Resurection with Holy Communion and Easter sparkling cider toast