Tag: Lent

  • Lent 2023

    Lent 2023

    At some point in every Christian’s life, they discover a question.  You know the kind. Not How are you? or What kind of toothpaste should I buy? But What really happens when we die? Or Why does this terrible stuff happen to people who do their best to follow God? Or How could God forgive…

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  • Ash Wednesday

    Ash Wednesday

    Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of our forty-day season of Lent with solemnity, prayer, and repentance. It is a day to mark our heads with dust and ashes and recall that all of us will one day die. Even while we remember our mortality…

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  • Hybrid Worship and the Eucharist

    Hybrid Worship and the Eucharist

    During the season of Lent, we are practicing a hybrid model of Holy Communion, with options available for those worshiping in person as well as online. As Lutherans, we understand the Eucharist to be a unique expression of Christ’s real presence among us. We celebrate the Eucharist weekly whenever possible, knowing that where two or…

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  • Lent 2022

    Lent 2022

    Ash Wednesday, March 2 “Remember you are dust and to dust you shall return.” The early Christians adopted the use of ashes as a visible sign of seeking forgiveness and as recognition of our mortality and dependence on God. As Jesus spent 40 days in the wilderness, we too spend the 40 days of Lent…

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  • Lent Opportunities 2020

    Lent Opportunities 2020

    Lent is a time of reflection and penitence, an opportunity to recenter ourselves on what matters: our relationship with God, and what God has done for us in Jesus Christ. This year, we have a series of chances for everyone to carve out some time to reconnect with God this season. Fat Tuesday Pancake Dinner…

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  • A Note on Lenten Fasts

    A Note on Lenten Fasts

    The season of Lent is upon us. A season of repentance, reflection, and grief for the upcoming death of Jesus, many Christians observe Lent by “giving something up,” from chocolate to Facebook. “Giving something up” comes from the tradition of fasting for Lent: restricting one’s eating as a way to grieve the death of Jesus…

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