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Lent at UCU

Lent is not meant to be a burden, but an opportunity for spiritual growth. As a tool for your Lenten journey, and as a way to gather for fellowship and deeper relationships, we offer to you the following calendar of events.

Wednesday, March 5:  Ash Wednesday

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

7:00 PM:  Worship Service at Covenant Community Church (Route 15).

Sunday, March 9:  Lenten Project Begins

10:30 AM:  Lenten banks distributed in worship

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:

March 12:  St. Thomas Roman Catholic Church, 6 Green St. in Underhill Center, hosted by Rev. Danielson

March 19:  Calvary Episcopal Church,  372 Route 15 in Jericho, hosted by Rev. Christianson

March 26:  United Church of Underhill, 7 Park St. in Underhill, hosted by Rev. Goldenbogen

April 2:  TBD

Wednesdays during Lent:  Adult book study: “Jesus:  the Face of God”

6:30 – 8:00 PM on March 19 and 26 & April 2 & 16:  Rev. Kevin Goldenbogen will lead this four-week study of Jesus: the Face of God by Middlebury College professor Jay Parini.  FREE!  ALL INVITED!

NEW:  Saturday, March 22:  Singing Workshop at Calvary Episcopal Church (Route 15)

10:00 AM – Noon:  Rev. Regina Christianson will lead us in a time of singing.  All invited!

Sunday, March 30:  One Great Hour of Sharing breakfast & Worship Service with “Mission of Peace” presentation

8:00AM – 9:45AM:  breakfast

10:30 AM:  Worship with presentation by Gretchen Wright.

Sunday, April 6:  Worship Service With Holy Communion

10:30 AM:  Easter flower sign-ups begin after worship.


HOLY WEEK 2014: April 13 – 20

Sunday, April 13:  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:  Church Friends bread making – 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.

Daily, April 14 to 18:  Morning Prayer Services

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

Thursday, April 17:  Maundy Thursday

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

Friday, April 18:  Good Friday

12:00 – 3:00 PM:  Ecumenical Walk.  Starting Location St. Thomas in Underhill center.

 Saturday, April 19:  Confirmation Class and Easter Vigil

7:00 PM:  Confirmation class will  meet in the sanctuary.

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 20:  Easter Sunday

6:30 AM:  Ecumenical Sunrise Service. Location TBD.

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