Posted Online: March 15, 2013, 2:30 am
Lenten services and related activities for Saturday, March 16, 2013
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The following churches reported Lenten, Holy Week and Easter 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 firstname.lastname@example.org by noon Monday. Please include times, dates and addresses, and brief descriptions.
Broadway Church, 710 23rd St.: Midweek Lenten Gathering continues at noon each Wednesday during Lent; BroadwayQC.org; email@example.com; 309-786-2631; Maundy Thursday service, 7 p.m., Thursday, March 28; Good Friday Chapel service, noon Friday, March 29; Easter service, 10:45 a.m., followed by an annual Community Easter Dinner at 1 p.m., featuring a potluck with meat, potatoes, and drinks provided.
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. 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.
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: 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.
St. John's Lutheran Church, 1450 30th Ave: Lenten services through Wednesday, 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.
Bethel Wesley United Methodist Church, 12th Ave. and 13th St.: Lenten Wednesday Night Series, "Prayer, Penitence and Pizza," continues, 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.
Holy Week Schedule at Calvary Lutheran Church, 2900 Ave. of the Cities, Moline
March 24, 10 a.m., Palm Sunday Worship; 11:15 a.m. Palm Sunday Brunch.
March 28: 6:30 p.m., Maundy Thursday Worship.
March 29: 6:30 p.m., Good Friday Worship.
March 31: 7 and 10 a.m., EASTER Worship; 8-10 a.m. Coffee and Sweets.
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.
First Congregational United Church of Christ, 319 S. State St.: 7 p.m. Thursdays, Fellowship Hall;
Thursday: Geneseo Police Officer Jamison Weisser will present a program about K-9 dogs.
Gospel Mission Temple, 5074 N. Pine St.: "Eggxtravaganza" festival; noon, Saturday, March 30: fun, food, games, 4,000 eggs filled with candy and prizes to be hidden and found; new component will be a egg hunt for children up to 16 years old with special needs; area vendors and exhibitors also will be available;563-388-9081,gospelmissiontemple.org.