Lenten services and related activities for Saturday, March 9 2013


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The following churches reported Lenten and Holy Week 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.:
Midweek Lenten Gathering continues at noon each Wednesday during Lent; BroadwayQC.org; broadway@broadwayqc.org; 309-786-2631

St. James, St. John's and First Lutheran, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America congregations in Rock Island, will hold combined Midweek Lenten Holden Evening Prayer services at 7 p.m. Wednesdays, at Hauberg Center, 1300 24th St., preceded by 6 p.m. "Making Sense of the Cross" Lenten book series; dates and participants are:
Wednesday: The Rev. Greg Mayer, First Lutheran.
March 20: The Rev. Jeff Clements, assistant to the bishop, Northern Illinois Synod.
For information, call 309-788-9661.

South Park Presbyterian Church, 1501 30th St.: 5 p.m. Lenten services Sundays, followed by a light supper; music Sunday by "Evangelica" Praise Band, of West Park Presbyterian Church, Davenport.

Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church, 2321 18th Ave.: Maundy Thursday Service, 7 p.m. March 28; Easter Services, 7 and 10:30 a.m. March 31.

Two Rivers United Methodist Church, 1820 5th Ave.: 22nd annual 2013 Lenten Noontime Concert Series; 12:15 p.m. Wednesdays, in the church sanctuary.
Wednesday: Cellist Michael Wahlmann and pianist Larry Peterson.
March 20: Baritone Mark Swessinger.
March 27: Organist Stephen Steely.
Each free concert lasts about a half hour; free-will donations accepted.

15th Avenue Christian Church, 3600 15th Ave., 9:30 a.m. Easter Sunday service, with coffee and rolls served at 8:30 a.m.; 7 p.m. Good Friday service, with combined choirs of First Christian, Moline; First Christian, Davenport and church hosts; Palm Sunday service will feature special speaker and music.


East Moline
St. John's Lutheran Church, 1450 30th Ave:
Lenten services through 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.: Lenten "Overheard Conversations on the Cross" series, 10 a.m. Sundays; Lenten lunch and learn series, 11:05 a.m. Sunday; 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., UT churches service, March 29; Easter morning worship, 10 a.m. March 31.

Moline
Bethel Wesley United Methodist Church, 12th Ave. and 13th St.:
Lenten Wednesday Night Series, "Prayer, Penitence and Pizza," 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, Kan.; Holy Thursday worship service, 7 p.m., March 28; Tenebrae 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.: 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.: Lenten Wednesday morning Bible study series, 10 to 11 a.m., through March 20.

First Covenant Church, 3303 41st St.: Lenten study Wednesdays during Lent, 5:30 p.m. light meals, 6:15 p.m. study.

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

First Lutheran Church, 1230 5th Ave.: "The Way of Jesus" Lenten series, noon, Wednesdays during Lent.

Holy Cross Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, 4107 21st Ave.: 7 p.m., Wednesday evening Lenten services, preceded by supper served from 5 to 6:15 p.m.; Maundy Thursday, 7 p.m. March 28; Good Friday Tre Ore Service, noon to 3 p.m., March 29; Good Friday Tenebrae Service, 7 p.m.; Easter Sunday, March 31, sunrise service, 7 a.m.; Easter breakfast, 8:15 a.m.; Easter Sunday Divine Service, 10:45 a.m.

Geneseo
First Congregational United Church of Christ,
319 S. State St.: 7 p.m. Thursdays, Fellowship Hall;
March 14: Henry County Humane Society representatives and animals in need of homes.
March 21: Geneseo Police Officer Jamison Weisser will present a program about K-9 dogs.















 



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