Lent 2013

Penitence and preparation
February 13 – March 29, 2013

We will observe the season of Lent together by hearing from traditional Lenten Bible readings on Sundays and by practicing ancient spiritual disciplines (downloadable PDF guide) during the week. Don’t miss our special guest speaker on March 17, Barb Bushart!

Message line-up:

2/13
Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday is the start of the traditional season of Lent. This simple observance will include scripture readings and the imposition of ashes.

(Isaiah 58:1-12; Psalm 51:1-17; 2 Corinthians 5:20 - 6:10; Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21)
2/17
There Is No Distinction
Pastor Scott Austin
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(Deuteronomy 26:1-11; Psalm 91:1-2, 9-16; Romans 10:8-13; Luke 4:1-13)
2/24
Slippery Faith
Pastor Scott Austin
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(Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18; Psalm 27; Philippians 3:17 - Philippians 4:1; Luke 13:31-35)
3/3
Unless You Repent
Pastor Scott Austin
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(Isaiah 55:1-9; Psalm 63:1-8; 1 Corinthians 10:1-13; Luke 13:1-9)
3/10
Fourth Sunday in Lent
Pastor Scott Austin
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(Joshua 5:9-12; Psalm 32; 2 Corinthians 5:16-21; Luke 15:1-3, 11-32)
3/17
Fifth Sunday in Lent
Guest speaker Barb Bushart
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(Isaiah 43:16-21; Psalm 126; Philippians 3:4-14; John 12:1-8)
3/24
Liturgy of the Palms
Pastor Scott Austin
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(Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29; Luke 19:28-40)
3/29
Good Friday Tenebrae Service

Traditional Good Friday readings from scripture and the early church fathers and mothers will be punctuated by the extinguishing of candles. We will leave in silence and total darkness. Details here.

(Isaiah 52:13-53:12; Psalm 22; Hebrews 10:16-25; John 18:1-19:42)

Special services on Ash Wednesday (February 13) and Good Friday (March 29)

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