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What to Know About Lent

The season of Lent is a time of prayer, fasting and self-examination in preparation for the celebration of the resurrection of the Lord at Easter. It is a period of 40 days — like the flood of Genesis, Moses’ sojourn at Mount Sinai, Elijah’s journey to Mount Horeb, Jonah’s call to Ninevah to repent and Jesus’ time of testing in the wilderness. (The Sundays in Lent are not counted in this reckoning of the time between Ash Wednesday and Easter, as every Lord’s Day is a celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ.)
In the early church, Lent was a time of preparation for the celebration of baptism at the Easter Vigil. In many communities of faith it remains a time to equip and nurture candidates for baptism and confirmation and to reflect deeply on the theme of baptismal discipleship.*

*Description cited from PC(USA) - https://www.presbyterianmission.org/ministries/worship/christianyear/worship-resources-lent

Easter Lillies

For Easter, we beautify our sanctuary with an abundance of lily plants and our traditional large cross filled with lily blossoms. For a minimum contribution of $20, we will be happy to print an honorarium or memorial of your choosing in our Easter bulletin.
Please submit your payment to the church no later than Sunday, March 26.  Make checks payable to "WPC" or donate online via easytithe. Choose the fund "Easter Lilies" or include this in your memo line. After Easter Sunday worship, lily plants will be distributed to members in care of the Deacons. Thank you for helping us celebrate our risen Lord!

Full List of Holy Week Services

Palm Sunday

Sunday, April 2 | 8am & 10am

Maundy Thursday

Thursday, April 6 | 7pm

Good Friday

Friday, April 7 | Noon & 7pm

Easter Services

Sunday, April 9 | 7am, 8am, 9:30am & 11:15am