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What Lenten Practice will you choose to do?

• Sunday, February 15th, 2015

Worship:  Sundays at 9:00 & 11:15 am – We hear God’s word AND offer to God our thanks, praise and gifts to support the mission and ministry of the church.

Table Talk – between services on Sundays in the Olsenius Fireside Room – Claimed, Gathered, Sent:  A series of video presentations produced by the Evangelical Lutheran church in America.  Sunday mornings from 10:10-11:10 am.

Wednesdays, February 25, March 5, 11, 18, 25 – – 5pm Soup Supper; 6pm Learning together; 6:50pm-“Into the Wild” Worship & Learning (approx. 30 minutes)

Wild places are sometimes places we do not choose to visit. Certainly, they are places where we do not have very much control. Weather, terrain, and wild life can surprise and shake us, or send us into a sudden sense of awe and beauty.

Early in Jesus’ ministry, he spent 40 days in the wilderness, and we draw on that story to shape our Lenten season in 2015. We invite you into a time of reflection, wondering, prayer and worship that is different from other times of the year. The Church’s Season of Lent is a 40-day period of time often set aside to let go of old habits, or personal comforts, and/or to try on new habits as a way of deepening a relationship with God.

We improve our batting average, piano playing, and even cooking through practice. Doing something again and again leads to changed or new habits. Here are several opportunities and tools to devote time to your relationship with God this Lent.

You are invited to worship and choose one or more of these practices to help shape a Lent of intention and faithfulness.

Rev. Bonnie Wilcox and Rev. Amanda Simons, Pastors

Get started by reviewing the Resources Pamphlet and other ideas to devote time to your relationship with God this Lent season.


Resources Pamphlet 2015 Into the Wild

Daily Practices 40 Ideas for Lent – houseforall

Daily Readings – Lent 2015

Photo a Day Lent 2015 – Facebook

40 Days of Wonderings

Into the Wild Lent Practices Commitment Card


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