Given the forecast for tomorrow, we are changing our plans. Instead of a drive-in Ash Wednesday service at 6 p.m., we are inviting you to a ‘Zoom-in’ service instead – still at 6 p.m. A link to the Zoom was sent to all members’ emails at noon on Tuesday. You can find the service bulletin here.
This abbreviated service will include imposition of ashes and Holy Communion; the full recorded non-communion service will still be available on our website and youtube channel at 5 p.m. The Order of Service is here.
If you would like to participate in the Zoom-in service tomorrow, you may either pick up ashes and communion packets at the church from 4-6 p.m. today (2/16) or from 10-12 tomorrow (2/17). You may also choose to provide your own communion elements (bread or cracker/wine or grape juice) and ashes – burnt palms from last year or simple household dust will do. (If you need instructions on burning and preparing palm ash, please email email@example.com.) (If you need to have ashes and communion sets dropped off for you, please contact Kara Greer at firstname.lastname@example.org.)
Hope to see you online tomorrow for Ash Wednesday and the beginning of our Lenten journey together. Today – stay warm and safe and enjoy your pancakes/fastnachts/donuts/or whatever your Shrove Tuesday tradition might be.
Pastor Lynette Chapman