Carpenters Helper newsletter for February 23, 2020

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Happy Friday faith family!  I hope that this last week of Epiphany is treating you well.  Are you ready for Lent?  There are some ideas in this week’s helper on how to have a meaningful Lenten season.  Please be sure to pick up your copy of Fr Howie’s virtual Lenten Retreat “Into the Desert” along with a rock, found in the back of the sanctuary.

Here is the link to the Carpenter’s Helper for the week of February 23, 2020.

I will be out of town next week, returning on Tuesday March 3, 2020.  Thanks to the wonderful volunteers, the office will be open.  I will be checking email periodically, however if you have a time sensitive question or concern, please reach out to Fr. Howie.

There are a few calendar reminders:

o The New 6 Week Series, An Absurdly Short History of Christianity, continues this Sunday, February 23, 2020 at 9 a.m. in the music room (change of venue from the parlor to the music room because of a great interest in this series!)

o Shrove Tuesday Pancake Feast!  February 25, 2020, 5:30-7:00 p.m.  Bring a friend or 5!  FREE for college students.

o Ash Wednesday is February 26, 2020, with services at 7:30 a,m,, noon, and 7:00 p.m.

o On Sundays in Lent, starting March 1, 2020, there will be a special service at 5:30 p.m. featuring Gregorian Chant.

o The Annual Meeting will be on March 15, 2020 at noon.

These are just a few events. To see all events or news, visit our website, check FaceBook, or check out the posted events on the board next to the name tag station. Recent Newsletters, Sermons, or Announcements are also available.

Kind Regards,
Cana Hartman, Parish Administrator