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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1939 -- 75 years ago: One week late, because of the outbreak of war, Dr. E.L. Beyer resumed his work as professor of romance languages at Augustana College. Dr. and Mrs. Beyer left Germany on the last train to the Belgian border.
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