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Ash Wednesday is the first day in the forty day period (not including Sundays) Christians designate as Lent. We apply ashes to symbolize that we are “flesh”. We are mortal. We are made of dust and to dust we return are words spoken over us as the ashes are applied to our forehead in the sign of the cross.
Intergenerational Ash Wednesday Service - at 6:30pm in the Sanctuary. We will mark the beginning of lent with a thirty-minute service, which will include a time to come forward to receive ashes on your hand or forehead in the sign of the cross. This service is designed to be welcoming and accessible to all ages, especially children.