Lent is a season of forty days, not including Sundays, which begins on Ash Wednesday and ends at Easter vigil. Lent comes from the Anglo-Saxon word lenten, which means “spring.” The season is a preparation for celebrating Easter. Historically, Lent began as a period of fasting and preparation for baptism by converts and then became a time for penance by all Christians.
A Service of Lenten Meditation will be held each Wednesday during Lent at 12:00 noon in the Chapel.
Ash Wednesday, March 2, 2022, 7 p.m.
This service on the first day of Lent includes the traditional imposition of ashes, as a sign of our own mortality and our confession sin before God within the community of faith.
Passion/Palm Sunday – April 10, 2022 at 10:30 a.m.
At 10:00 a.m., all Faith Formation classes through 6th grade and our Hibben Preschool guests will meet in the sanctuary to rehearse for the procession of palms. Following the procession, they will offer two songs, then be seated with their parents for the remainder of the 10:30 service.
Fellowship Dinner to follow in the CLLC
Holy Thursday – April 14, 2022
7 p.m. Holy Communion ~ Stripping of the Altar
Good Friday – April 15, 2022
Stations of the cross- 12-2 p.m.
Self-guided meditation through the final days of Christ and resurection.
Easter Sunday Worship – April 17, 2022
7:00 a.m. Sunrise Service at the beach – location TBD
9:00 a.m. Casual Family Worship (Sanctuary)
10:30 a.m. Traditional Morning Worship (Sanctuary)
We celebrate the Resurrection of our Lord and Savior at our regularly scheduled Traditional services.
Advent marks the beginning of the church year. It begins with the fourth Sunday before Christmas Day. Advent comes from the Latin word, adventus, meaning “coming.” It is a season to prepare for the coming of Christ in various meanings: the promised coming of the Messiah to the Jews, the coming of Jesus being born in Bethlehem, the promised return of the risen Christ in final victory, and the continual coming of Christ into the lives and hearts of believers.
Advent is part of the cycle of seasons that includes Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany, all related in some fashion to the coming of Jesus. That cycle is followed by Lent, Holy Week, Easter, and the long Pentecost season.
Advent Worship – Sunday, Nov. 28, Dec. 5, 12, 19
Worship at 10:30 in the Sanctuary
Christmas Eve, Friday, December 24, 2021
Make plans to join us for one of our beautiful services. Our family service will be outside with glow-stick candles.
11 a.m. in the Sanctuary
3:00 p.m. Casual outdoor service
6:00 p.m. Candlelight in the Sanctuary
Christmas Day- Sunday, Dec. 25 at 10:30 We will offer a casual family service for the whole family. Sunday School will not be meeting. Children’s Church and the nursery will also not be available this Sunday.