Posted Online: Feb. 15, 2013, 11:50 am

Lenten services and related activities

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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.: 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:
Feb. 20: The Rev. Stacie Fidlar, St. John's
Feb. 27: The Rev. Laura Koppenhoefer, teaching pastor
March 6: The Rev. Janet Lepp, St. James;
March 13: 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 Feb. 17 provided by "Just 4 Fun" a ladies group that plays Gospel music; music Feb. 24 by "Evangelica" Praise Band, of West Park Presbyterian Church, Davenport.

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. 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., 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.: 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., Feb. 20, Feb. 27, March 6, March 13, and 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 7 p.m. services.

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