Lenten Calendar

Lent and Easter Calendar
Lent is appropriately observed by additional worship, study, and reflection. Consider these opportunities for worship during the Lenten season.

2017 Lenten Devotions written by students of Union Presbyterian Seminary


March 1
Ash Wednesday Oberlin Road Worship, 6:30 p.m., Sanctuary

March 3
Avila Lenten Retreat, offsite (register by 2/28)

March 9, 16, 23, 30 & April 6
Lenten Mid-Week Worship*, 12:10 p.m., Chapel
Lunch to follow at 12:35 p.m., Geneva Hall (no reservations required)

Holy Week
April 9 - Palm Sunday
April 10-12 - Holy Week Worship*, 6:30 p.m., Chapel
April 12 - Wednesday Together Dinner, Geneva Hall
April 13 - Maundy Thursday Worship*, 6:30 p.m., Sanctuary
April 14 - Good Friday*, 7:30 p.m.; Sanctuary

http://www.whitememorial.org/uploads/CrossShatterdChristBeerhorst381x551.jpg Lenten Oratorio on Good Friday
Seven Last Words
This new work was commissioned by WMPC and three other Presbyterian Churches through collaboration with MorningStar Music Publishers of St. Louis, Missouri.

Presented by combined Chancel, Sanctuary and Seasonal Choir members with orchestra.
“It is finished” (John 19:30) from “Cross-Shattered Christ” by Rick Beerhorst. Reprinted by permission from Eyekons © 2008 Rick Beerhorst | Eyekons


April 15 - Easter Vigil*, 7:30-9:00 p.m.; begin in Carol Copeland Courtyard then Sanctuary

http://www.whitememorial.org/uploads/AlphaOmega-candle.pngEaster Vigil Worship Service - Easter Eve, Saturday, April 15 at 7: 30 p.m.
Gather in Carol Copeland Courtyard by candlelight and then process into the Sanctuary

This service incorporates the key sacraments of Christian faith into one celebration for children and adults of all ages. Join us for a unique opportunity to experience some of the most important tenets of our denomination.

•Lighting of the Christ Candle
•Easter Vigil Readings
•Reaffirmation of Baptism
•Celebration of Communion

April 16 - Easter Sunrise Service: Wilson Temple UMC, Time TBA
                 Easter (Please note 8:15 a.m. worship will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Easter Sunday)

*Childcare available with reservations.