Aberdeen churches host Lenten Lunches series

Ash Wednesday last week marked the beginning of the season of Lent, the holy season leading up to Easter. Lent lasts for the following six Sundays and concludes during Holy Week on Maundy Thursday, March 28.
Throughout the season, local churches will host services during the Lenten Lunches series.

The following Aberdeen churches will participate:
The Rev. Truman Thompson of First United Methodist Church will be the guest on Feb. 20 at St. Francis of Catholic Church.
Father Brandt Dick of St. John’s Episcopal Church will be the guest Feb. 27 at St. Mark’s Methodist Church.
The Rev. Wayne Bruchey of First Presbyterian Church will be guest on March 6 at First United Methodist Church.
The Rev. Sue McGrew of St. Mark’s Methodist Church will be the guest at First Presbyterian Church on March 13.
Father Antony Chakkalakkal of St. Francis Catholic Church will be the guest at St. John’s Episcopal Church on March 20.
The Lenten Lunches series begins at 12:05 p.m. each Wednesday and each will conclude at 12:50 p.m. The suggested donation for lunch is $5.

Amory churches participating include:

First United Methodist Church on Feb. 20.

St. James United Methodist Church on Feb. 27.

St. Helen’s Catholic Church on March 6.

Restoration Sanctuary on March 13.

To be announced on March 20.

Amory’s lenten lunches series will last from noon until 12:45 p.m. each week.


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