6 to 6:30 p.m. – Holy Eucharist (Nave)
6:30 to 7 p.m. – Fellowship Supper for all
Joel 2:1-2, 12-17 Return to the Lord, your God
2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10 Now is the day of salvation
Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21 The practice of faith
Hymn of the Day: Hymn 600, Out of the Depths I Cry to You, aus tiefer not
The beginning of Lent gives us the occasion to admit that we will die and that we are sinners. On Ash Wednesday we are marked with ashes—a sign of our death and of our sorrow for sin—but the ashes trace a cross on our forehead, where the baptismal water first marked us with God’s grace.