Lenten Learnings

Sunday Worship – Experiencing Forms of the Eucharistic Prayer

February 18 – March 18th

Enriching Our Worship and the Church of England Eucharist Prayers

 

“Blessed are you, gracious God, creator of the universe and giver of life. You formed us in your own image and called us to dwell in your infinite love. You gave the world into our care that we might be your faithful stewards and show forth your bountiful grace.”

“Dr. Culbertson will introduce, on each Sunday in Lent,  the different Eucharistic Prayers found in “Enriching Our Worship and the Church of England Eucharist.  Enriching Our Worship is not intended to supplant the Book of Common Prayer, but rather to provide additional resources to assist worshiping communities wishing to expand the language, images and metaphors used in worship. In some cases the canticles and prayers represent the recovery of ancient biblical and patristic images, such as the identification of Christ with Wisdom, and in other cases images which speak of God in other than the familiar masculine terms which have been so much a part of our liturgical prayer. Expanding our vocabulary of prayer and the ways in which we name the Holy One bear witness to the fact that the mystery of God transcends all categories of knowing, including those of masculine and feminine Supplemental Liturgical Materials prepared by The Standing

Sunday Morning Lenten Lectures – 9:00am in the parish hall. Tom Culbertson, Interim Rector

C.S. Lewis – Atheist Turned Christian – February 18th

The Disappearance of Women in the Church – March 4th

A Lady was a Bishop (and it wasn’t one of these women) – March 18th

“Modern Meditation” – Is it really modern, or ancient?’  And how does it lead us into Scripture? Tom Culbertson, Interim Rector, will answer these questions.

Light Lenten Supper at 6:00m in the Parish Hall. Program from 7:00 to 7:45pm in the Parish Library and Meditation Chapel. February 21st, 28th, M March 7th, 14th, 21st. Sign up form to bring soup/bread for supper in the Parish Hall Lobby.

Other Lenten Programs available in the Diocese and online

Lenten Creation Care Calendars from Interfaith Power and Light http://ipldmv.org/lent/
Lent Madness  http://www.lentmadness.org/bracket/  
The Good Book Club  http://www.goodbookclub.org/
Good Friday Prayer Walk
March 30, Iglesia De La Resurreccion, Baltimore. We will begin at Iglesia De La Resurreccion, 2900 Fayette St. and go west then north, ending with lunch and discussion at our Diocesan Center. The walk is approximately 4.5 miles. Please join us and invite a friend. Register online. If anyone wishes to park at the Diocesan Center and carpool to Resurreccion, please meet in the parking lot no later than 8:30 AM.

 

Parish Library

We have an extensive library of print, audio and video materials that may be borrowed free of charge. Visit the Parish Office between 9:00 am and 4:00pm Monday through Friday for assistance.

Meditation Chapel

Our meditation chapel on the ground floor of the Academy is available for silent meditation and prayer whenever the building is open. During the school day you will need the enter through the Academy entrance.