Lent at Lakewood: Living Love
Sunday Worship at 10:30 a.m.
Each week will invite reflection on how we grow in love for God, ourselves, others, our enemies, and creation.
Bible Study: Tuesdays February 19, 26, March 5, 12, and 19 at 10:00 a.m.
This will be a study and discussion of the beatitudes and the Sermon on the Mount. The gathering will be in the Fellowship Hall. Bring a Bible if you have one.
The Way: Wednesdays February 20, 27, March 6,13, 20 at 7:00 p.m.
This will be a time for spiritual reflection and renewal. The evening will include songs and prayers as well as various stations that invite reflection on the nature of love and how we can live more fully and deeply Jesus’ way of love.
CROP Walk Sunday March 3 at 1:30 p.m.
This is an opportunity to pursue the Lenten discipline of almsgiving by doing something to help those who are hungry in our community and around the world. There are several ways to be involved. You can walk the 5 mile circuit around beautiful downtown St. Petersburg, you can sponsor a walker. You can donate peanut butter. And you can pray for this important effort to be in solidarity with “the least of these.”
Palm Sunday March 24 at 10:30 a.m.
A beautiful service that begins outside around the cross with the blessing of the palms.
Maundy Thursday March 28
An evening to remember the Last Supper and Jesus’ final teachings. A simple soup supper will be served at 6:00 p.m. followed by a service of Tennebrae and communion at 7:00 p.m.
Good Friday March 29
The sanctuary will be open for meditation and prayer from noon to 3:00 p.m. Come when you can for this sacred moment to reflect on the crucifixion of Jesus.
Easter Sunday March 31
7:00 Sunrise service with communion followed by breakfast
10:30 Festival Service followed by refreshments on the lawn and an Easter Egg Hunt
Throughout the season, devotional reflections will be posted at the Lakewood UCC website: lakewooducc.org
Please contact the Church Office (firstname.lastname@example.org or 867-7961) to arrange transportation if needed. All are welcome.