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News from Pastor Jesse: "And the beat rolls on..."

The Christian season of Lent will begin with an Ash Wednesday service on March 6, at 7pm.  Our Ash Wednesday service will include the imposition of ashes which symbolizes human mortality, mourning, and repentance to God.  We remember that, “We are dust, and to dust we shall return” and so begins our Lenten journey.  Lent is a special season of the liturgical church calendar that starts with Ash Wednesday and ends before Easter Sunday.  The Lenten season commemorates Jesus’ 40 days fasting and temptation in the wilderness.

Pastoral Ponderings

Friends,

May the peace and grace of our loving God be known to you this day - in ways that lead you to deep and abiding joy!

As this new year unfolds we have begun looking at Ephiphany stars and “Goal Posters”.  As God reveals God’s presence to us day by day, I am struck with the opportunity we have to partner with God - to allow the days before us to be placed of discovery and wonder…

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