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Into Life-Lent at UCU

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The 40 days of Lent from Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday mark a season that leads us from darkness into life. Please join us on the journey:

Wednesday, February 10:  Ash Wednesday

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

7:00 PM:  Ecumenical Worship Service (at United Church of Underhill)

NEW:  Sundays in Lent (February 14, 21, 28; March 6, 13, 20):

Sunday, February 14:  Lenten Project Begins

10:30 AM:  Lenten banks and Lenten devotionals distributed in worship.  Additional resources for the Lenten devotionals can be found here.

Wednesdays during Lent:  Ecumenical Adult Education study: Kingdom Dreams, Violent Realities: Reflections on Gun Violence from Micah

6:00 – 8:00 PM on March 2, 9, and 16 at Jericho UMC (Route 15, Jericho): Rev. Kevin Goldenbogen and pastors from three other churches invite you to join the conversation for this three week study about gun violence from a Christian perspective. Cost is free. Simple dinner included. You can attend any or all weeks – come when you are able.

Wednesdays during Lent:  Lenten Soup & Scripture Series

Each week, all are invited to attend to share soup and scripture during lunchtime from 12-12:45 PM.

February 17:  Calvary Episcopal
February 24:  TBD
March 2:  Catalyst Church
March 9:  Jericho Congregational

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

HOLY WEEK 2016: March 20 – March 26

Sunday, March 20:  Palm/Passion Sunday

10:30 AM:  Worship service with Holy Communion, commemorating Christ’s entry into Jerusalem with special music and blessing of our Lenten Project Banks.

12:00 PM:  KOWS and Church Friends bread making/deliveries – All are invited to join together in the kitchen after worship to make bread to be delivered to members of the community during Holy Week. Help also needed to deliver bread in the community.

Daily, March 21-25:  Morning Prayer Services

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

Thursday, March 24:  Maundy Thursday

6:00 PM:  Light potluck supper with worship service.

Friday, March 25:  Good Friday

12:00 – 3:00 PM:  Ecumenical Walk.  Starting Location St. Thomas Catholic Church in Underhill Center.

7:00 PM: Service of Tenebrae (Shadows) with Special Music

Saturday, March 26:  Easter flowers, Confirmation Class and Easter Vigil

9:00-11:00AM:  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, March 27:  Easter Sunday

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

10:30 AM:  Celebration of Christ’s Ressurection with Holy Communion.