Prepare Your Hearts for Sunday

As Epiphany gives way to Lent this month, almost every week will feature a special emphasis. Sunday, February 4 is Super Bowl Sunday and Souper Bowl Sunday with our youth collecting money for the Orion Area Food Pantry. Communion will be served, and scriptures will include Isaiah 40:21-31; Psalm 147; 1 Corinthians 9:16-23 and Mark 1:29-39.

Sunday, February 11 is Boy Scout Sunday, and we will celebrate the 90th Anniversary of chartering Boy Scout Troop #123. After the service, our missions team will host our Annual Chili and Soup Cook-off. Our scriptures for Transfiguration Sunday include 2 Kings 2:1-12; Psalm 50; 2 Corinthians 4:3-6 and Mark 9:2-9.

Ash Wednesday is on February 14 with a short worship service at noon. Scriptures include Joel 2:1-2, 12-17; Psalm 51; 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10 and Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21.

Sunday, February 18 is the First Sunday in Lent as Teacher & Staff Appreciation Sunday is celebrated. Scriptures include Genesis 9:8-17; Psalm 25; 1 Peter 3:18-22 and Mark 1:9-15.

We wrap the month up on Sunday, February 25 with Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16; Psalm 22; Romans 4:13-25 and Mark 8:31-38.

As always, scriptures for liturgists are underlined.

I’ll see you in church,

Pastor Dave

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