• on February 15, 2020

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of our Lenten journey together.

On February 26th we will be offering three worship opportunities:  10:30 am, 5 pm, and 7 pm.  All services will include confession and absolution, the imposition of Ashes, and Holy Communion.

Dinner will be served every Wednesday, from 5:40 pm – 6:45pm.  Thanks to Vinny and Tasty Touch. (dinners are free will offering)


Our focus during our Lenten journey together this year will be:  “Eyes on Jesus”

O come, let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God.  Hebrews 12:2

When the characters in the Passion narrative look at Jesus, what do they see? In most cases, people misunderstood who He is and what He was doing. In some cases, by faith, people recognized Him aright. Our Lenten series this year, Eyes on Jesus is based on Passion according to St. Mark. We will examine how the various people around Jesus viewed Him—and how we should view Him. We will “fix our eyes” on what Jesus has done to save us from our sins by His holy, precious blood and innocent sufferings and death, and celebrate what God sees on account of His work: our justification for His sake.

On Ash Wednesday, we will see how, in spite of Jesus’ repeated predictions about His upcoming Passion, the disciples with “Misjudging Eyes” fail to recognize that soon He will not be with them, and they cannot see the anonymous woman’s anointing of Jesus as preparation for His burial. But Jesus sees her actions as a beautiful deed that will be proclaimed throughout the world wherever the Gospel is heard.  Ash Wednesday (only) worship schedule: 10:30 am, 5 pm, and 7 pm.  All services will include confession and absolution, the imposition of Ashes, and Holy Communion.

Each Wednesday we’ll fix our eyes on Jesus from a different set of eyes, Judas, Peter, James and John, all 12 disciples, the religious leaders, and Pilate

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