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Ash Wednesday Worship
March 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
One event on March 6, 2019 at 7:00 pm
Join us for Ash Wednesday worship at noon or 7 pm
Since the beginning of the church, Christians have observed the days of our Lord’s passion and resurrection with great devotion. It became one of the greatest traditions of the church to prepare for these events through serious examination of our spiritual lives.
The Ash Wednesday service reminds us of our mortality as we confess our sins and we experience forgiveness through the gift of Christ’s body and blood given and shed for us.
The “imposition of ashes” is a central part of the service. You are invited to come forward to receive the ashes on your forehead. In Scripture, ashes serve both as a symbol of mortality and as a sign of mourning and repentance.
But neither sin nor death are the final word. We leave the service in confidence and gratitude: Christ has conquered death, and nothing can separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus, our Lord.