Lent ~ Easter at Northwood
February 19, 2018
WALKING THROUGH LENT at NORTHWOOD:
February 13 ~ Shrove Tuesday Pancakes & Lenten Worship Join us for this meaningful gathering as we prepare to enter into our Lenten journey. You are invited to gather for a traditional meal of pancakes, fruit, and sausages at 6:00 pm (suggested donation $5/person & $10/family). The meal is followed by a Lenten “Service of Ashes and Contrition” starting at 7:00 pm. S.P.A. options (meditation, yoga, and discussion) continue.
Rev. Scott’s Lenten Reflection Series ~ “Jesus Last Seven Days” Have you ever considered what Jesus’ last earthly days on earth were like? The gospel of Mark (our focus gospel this lectionary year) does as Mark paid careful attention to chronicling each day. During the weeks of Lent, Rev. Scott’s weekly reflections will be exploring, one day at a time, each of Jesus’ last days that occurred between Palm Sunday through Holy Saturday. We invite you to walk the sacred journey together.
Below is the focus for each Sunday:
- Feb 11 Palm Sunday
- Feb 18 Holy Monday
- Feb 25 Holy Tuesday
- Mar 4 Holy Wednesday
- Mar 11 Holy Thursday
- Mar 18 Good Friday
- Mar 25 Holy Saturday
Northwood’s Sanctuary: A Place of Peace: We are going to try an ‘experiment’ during the weeks leading up to Easter and invite people to create a sanctuary for quiet meditation prior to the service’s commencement. At 10:20 am, an invocational prayer will be offered and a time of reflective silence will be encouraged in order for people to truly prepare for the upcoming service. For those who wish to talk, they are encouraged to do so in the Gathering Area.
March 29 @ 7 pm ~ Maundy Thursday Service (Fireside Room at Northwood)
March 30 @ 10:30 am ~ Good Friday Service This joint service is presented by the UCCs of Surrey-Delta and is hosted this year at Colebrook United Church ~ 5441 125A St.
April 1 @ 8 am ~ Easter 'Sonrise' Service (includes the renewal of baptismal vows and the sacrament of Holy Communion ~ held outside by the front entrance in the church)
April 1 @ 10:30 am ~ Easter Service in the sanctuary with Holy Communion