March 4, 2018 Announcements
Wednesdays in Lent – Fasting and evening Eucharist at 5:15pm: As a way of observing and
walking through Lent together, we will meet at our Ministry Center at 224 Monticello Avenue for scripture reading and Holy Eucharist on Wednesday nights beginning February 21. To help us to humble ourselves in heart and mind, we invite you to fast from food, on these Wednesdays and to “break the fast” with Eucharist. These celebrations will last roughly ½ hour.
Spring small groups starting this week: Small groups are groups of 8-12 people who meet to study and discuss the Bible and other books. These groups are the building blocks of our community. We spiritually grow and mature together in our faith and spiritual journeys. Our spring session of small groups starts this week. We will be studying the gospel of Luke. More info and sign-ups at the welcome table during Sunday Service at the Williamsburg Library.
Conversation and/or Confession during Lent: God often uses Lent to bring up things He wants us to examine, deal with, talk through, and confess to Him. Pastor James is eager and available to listen and converse about what God might be up to in you. Related to this, Confession is a tool or practice the Church has used for many centuries. The purpose is to confidentially share aloud, usually to a pastor, those things for which you need God’s forgiveness. The benefits of this practice include personal examination beforehand and also the assurance from hearing a human voice speak God’s love and forgiveness. Be in touch with Pastor James to talk more about this or to set up a time during Lent.: firstname.lastname@example.org or 757.561.5140.