Lent 2019

Worship Services

Preaching Series: “Putting on Christ – 40 Days in Ephesians”
9 and 11:30 am Worship, Sanctuary

Sunday, March 10
Ephesians 1:15-23 – “Why Pray For Others?”

Sunday, March 17
Ephesians 2:1-3 – “The Way We Were”

Sunday, March 24
Ephesians 2:4-5 – “Rescued”

Sunday, March 31
Ephesians 2:6-10 – “Raised With Christ”

Sunday, April 7
Ephesians 2:11-22 – “Created For Community”

Sunday, April 14 (Palm Sunday)
Luke 19:28-44 – “King On A Donkey”

Sunday, April 21 (Easter Sunday)
I Corinthians 15:19-26 – “Christ Is Risen From The Dead”

Other Holy Week Services

April 18 – Maundy Thursday Service, 7 pm, Walker Chapel
I Corinthians 11:23-26 – “In Remembrance Of Me”

April 19 – Good Friday Service, 7 pm, Sanctuary
Worship with Choir and Passion Reading.

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Lenten Schedule

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Other Lenten Events

Taize Worship Services of Contemplative Sung Prayer
Wednesdays, March 13, 20, 27, April 10 and 17*
Walker Chapel, 7 pm
*Child care is available for any Taize service when reserved by Tuesday at 5 pm.

In The Shadow of Memory Documentary Screening
Wednesday, April 3, 7 pm, Dining Room
“In the Shadow of Memory” Documentary Screening and Discussion “focuses on…the daughter of a survivor of the Nazi destruction of the Catholic village of Lidice, Czechosolvakia…the emotional issues that span generations…the legacy of tragedy. How do we resolve grief, anger, and long-standing hatreds?”

St. Matthew Passion Concert
Saturday, April 13, 5 to 9 pm, Sanctuary
The professional Calyx Ensembles, joined by members of the FPCE Chancel Choir, the Trebles of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, and local church choirs, share J.S. Bach’s epic choral masterpiece recounting and reflecting on the death and burial of Jesus Christ. Sung in German, with projections of the text in English.
Box dinners will be available at intermission.

Good Friday Family Workshop
April 19, 10 to 11:30 am, 2nd Floor
Come for a pot luck brunch, child-friendly worship, and an Easter craft with church families and friends. Sign up at the front desk or by email to Bev Bolsen at bbolsen@firstpresevanston.org.