February 26, 2017
Sermon: "Agents of Transfiguration"
The Reverend E. Nicholas Van Gombos
The Lord's Supper will be served.
Welcome to The Season of LENT
March 1- April 16
Lent, that season of 40 days, plus Sundays, leading up to Easter, is upon us! The name, deriving from the Latin, ‘Lencten’ marks nature’s renewal in the gradual increase of light for our way. Let your Lent be marked by personal expansion in thought and deepening in spirit. As always your church offers Worship and enrichment to help.
Ash Wednesday Worship, March 1 -7:30 pm Come, commence the season in a contemplative manner Imposition of Ashes, if desired.
Holy Week Worship
Palm Sunday, April 9 - 10:00 am Children’s Palm Parade, OGHS Offering will be dedicated and there will be an Easter Egg Hunt during Fellowship
Maundy Thursday/Good Friday, Friday, April 14 - 7:30 pm
A Combined Service of Worship: ‘Upper Room’ meal in Fellowship Hall followed by “Tenebrae” Worship in the Sanctuary
Come, recall in sober tones, Jesus’ final earthly hours.
Easter Sunday, April 16 - 9:30 & 11:00 am
Identical festive worship to honor the central event of our faith. The Lord is Risen!
He is Risen, Indeed!
Children's Fishbanks and Collection for OGHS will be dedicated on Palm Sunday April 9.
DEACON OF THE WEEK starting February 19: Linda Berry
“SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINES, PRACTICES &GIFTS”
A FIVE SUNDAY LENTEN Study/Dialogue
Sundays, March 5 – Sunday, April 2
11:30 – 12:30 pm in the Hoffmann Room
We offer this year, a return to a classic Lenten focus – our personal spiritual lives and the significance of increasing our ‘closer walk’ with our Lord. In a series of ‘stand alone’ explorations with scripture and readings, come to engage your own inner life and support one another for personal growth in these preparatory weeks of Lent unto Easter! No sign up needed. Preparation materials will be available one week in advance.