LISTENING FOR LENT
Over these many months of pandemic life, our community has clung to music to bring us joy, offer us solace, hold us together, and keep us rooted in our faith. It seems right, then, that our Lenten observance this year would follow the soundtrack of this liturgical season. What better way is there to observe the season of Lent than to listen deeply for it?
Our Minister of Music, Dr. Frank Glass, has selected 9 notable hymns of Lent to guide our reflection. The hymns and their wisdom will provide a frame for our Wednesday night vespers, Sunday worship services, daily devotionals, and personal meditations. May this time be one of deep listening and learning as we walk towards the cross and the what is beyond it.
Tuesday, February 16 at 6pm
BYOP! Never fear, friends. Just because we can’t gather in the parsonage for our traditional pancake supper, that doesn’t mean we’re going to forgo the carbs and connection the day offers us. Make your pancakes and join us on Zoom at 6pm for dinner and some breakout room rotations of fun. Wear your best Mardi Gras outfit for the occasion!
Wednesday, February 17 from 7:30-7:45am
We’ll gather on Zoom to start the day’s observance in a time of prayer and grounding.
Wednesday, February 17 from 7:00-7:45pm
All are invited to join on Zoom in a time of worship, reflection, song, prayer, and release. There will be an invitation and time to self-impose ashes in the service.
Wednesdays (Feb. 24, Mar. 3, 10, 17, 24) from 7:00-7:30pm
Every Wednesday during Lent, at 7pm, we’ll meet on Zoom for a time of worship, prayer, and song.
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Hymns of Lent:
Jesus, Keep Me Near the Cross
Rock of Ages, Cleft For Me
The Old Rugged Cross
Beneath the Cross of Jesus
O Love Divine, What Hast Thou Done?
In the Cross of Christ I Glory
When I Survey the Wondrous Cross
Alas! And Did My Savior Bleed?
Ah, Holy Jesus