Lenten services and related activities


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Posted Online: Feb. 08, 2013, 9:40 am
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The following churches reported Lenten worship services and related activities. To include items, submit them to Faith & Values, at The Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus, 1720 5th Ave., Moline, Attn: Leon Lagerstam, or email them to leon@qconline.com by noon Monday. Please include times, dates and addresses, and brief descriptions.

Rock Island
Broadway Church,
710 23rd St.: traditional Ash Wednesday Soup Supper and Worship Service featuring Scripture, Song and Prayer; 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 13; Midweek Lenten Gathering continues at noon each Wednesday during Lent; www.BroadwayQC.org; broadway@broadwayqc.org; (309) 786-2631

First Lutheran Church, 1600 20th St.: Ash Wednesday worship and communion serves, 10 a.m. at Friendship Manor, 1209 21st Ave., Rock Island and at 7 p.m. at church.

East Moline
St. John's Lutheran Church,
1450 30th Ave: Lenten services Feb.13-March 20, noon and 6 p.m., preceded by light suppers at 5:30 p.m.; Maundy Thursday Communion service, noon and 6:30 p.m. March 28; Good Friday service, 6:30 p.m. March 29; Easter Eve Service, 6:30 p.m. March 30; Easter Sunrise Service, 6:30 a.m.; Easter Breakfast, 7 a.m.; Easter Festival Service, 9 a.m.

First Presbyterian Church, 777 25th Ave.: Ash Wednesday, 7 p.m. worship including Communion and Imposition of Ashes, Feb. 13; Lenten "Overheard Conversations on the Cross" series, 10 a.m. Sundays; Lenten lunch and learn series, 11:05 a.m. Feb. 17, March 3 and March 17; Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, March 23, 9 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. hunt; Palm Sunday, 10 a.m., March 24; Maundy Thursday and Tenebrae service, 7 p.m. March 28; Good Friday, 7 p.m., U.T. churches service, March 29; Easter morning worship, 10 a.m. March 31.

Moline
Bethel Wesley United Methodist Church,
12th Ave. and 13th St., three Lenten worship opportunities: "Remembrance, Repentance, Redemption and Renewal," 5:30 p.m. Ash Wednesday, Feb. 13, Wesley Hall, lower level of the church, will include imposition of ashes and Holy Communion, followed by a soup supper and fellowship; a Lenten Wednesday Night Series, "Prayer, Penitence and Pizza," begins Feb. 20, continues through March 20, pizza supper at 5:30 p.m., followed by worship and small group discussions based on a "24 Hours That Changed the World" program by Adam Hamilton, Church of the Resurrection, Leawood, Kansas; Holy Thursday worship service, 7 p.m., March 28; tennebrae service for personal reflection about Christ's final week, with Holy Communion; church members also will collect socks during Lent; for information, call (309) 764-0619.

Trinity Lutheran Church, 1330 13th St.: Ash Wednesday, noon worship, 5:15 p.m. soup supper, 6:30 p.m. worship, all on Feb. 13; midweek Lenten services, noon and 6 p.m. Wednesdays; Palm Sunday, 9 and 10:30 a.m. March 24; Maundy Thursday, noon seder meal and worship, 6 p.m. worship, March 28; Good Friday, 6:30 p.m. worship March 29; Easter vigil, 5:30 p.m. March 30; Easter Sunday, 7:30, 9 and 11 a.m. worship services, 8:30 a.m. Easter breakfast, all on March 31.

First Congregational Church, UCC, 2201 7th Ave.: Ash Wednesday, 6 p.m. service of ashes and Communion; 6:45 p.m. soup supper; Lenten Wednesday morning Bible study series, 10 to 11 a.m., Feb. 20, Feb. 27, March 6, March 13, and March 20.

First Covenant Church, 3303 41st St.: Ash Wednesday, 1 p.m. Feb. 13; Lenten study Wednesdays during Lent, 5:30 p.m. light meals, 6:15 p.m. study.

Calvary Lutheran Church, 2900 Avenue of the Cities: Ash Wednesday, noon, 6:30 p.m. service; Lenten lunches at 11 a.m. Wednesdays during Lent, and noon and 7 p.m. services.

First Lutheran Church, 1230 5th Ave.: Ash Wednesday, 7 p.m. Feb. 13; "The Way of Jesus" Lenten series, noon, Wednesdays during Lent.

















 



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