2024 lent/Easter services & Activities
Take a look at what's happening during Lent below. Lent is a penitential liturgical season within the church calendar that begins on Ash Wednesday, February 14th and concludes with the sacred Tritium of Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday. This is always the 40 days leading up to Easter. It is a time of "self-examination and repentance; by prayer, fasting, and self-denial; and by reading and meditating on God's holy Word” (BCP, p. 265).
Mardi Gras Celebration Sunday February 11th
(after 10am worship)
Join us on February 10th in the Carriage House after the 10am service for a Shrove Tuesday meets Mardi Gras Cajun Feast. We will have pancakes, sausages, and Shrimp Jambalaya among many other Cajun dishes brought in from our congregation pitch-in. For sure to be a fun luncheon with music, beads and lots of rib-sticking delicacies! ALL ARE WELCOME!
"Laissez les bons temps rouler."
Let the good times roll!
February 14, 2024
Get your "ASH" to Church
Service at 6pm at St. Paul's Church - New Albany
Ashes to Go from 3pm-5:30pm at St. Paul's - New Albany on 11th Street between Main and Market Streets.
Ashes to Go from 8am-10am at St. Paul's - Jeffersonville
at 321 E. Market Street in Jeffersonville
If you can't make our Ash Wednesday service, just come by one of our churches for a short prayer and get your ashes. Fr. Allan will be outside by a warm fire, drive through or stay awhile.
Lenten Art Exhibit
February 14-March 31, 2024
We are excited to display art prints by Janet McKenzie from her 14 Stations of the Cross in the Parish House Parlor throughout Lent this year! There are printed booklets available to journey the Way of the Cross using the traditional liturgy from The Episcopal Church, Book of Occasional Services, 2018. The booklets also contain general reflections that go with each station to leave you pondering modern day dilemmas faced by many today.
For more information about Janet McKenzie, please visit https://www.janetmckenzie.com or click the photo.
Self-guided Tour Hours
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 10am-3pm
Group Tours with a Facilitator
Sundays from February 18th to March 17th at 12pm
Thursday, February 22nd at 10am
Tuesday, February 27th at 6pm
Monday, March 4th at 2pm and 6pm
Sunday Services in Lent
8am - Contemplative service with Holy Eucharist spoken using the traditional Rite I language from the Book of Common Prayer. (There is no music at this service)
10am - Penitential service with Holy Eucharist that includes music, singing, and the St. Paul's choir. This service uses Rite II language from the Book of Common Prayer.
Come and journey with us in the wilderness of LENT where we discover and embrace various ways that God calls us in everyday life so we can all more intentionally live life with purpose for the common good.
Stations of the Cross Wednesdays at 5:30pm
February 21st - March 20th
Join us at St. Paul's -New Albany in the church for Stations of the Cross, followed by a Soup dinner in the Parish House Parlor.
Each week will be a different liturgy in order to experience the journey from different perspectives. Come to one or come to all!
Traditional Way of the Cross - February 21
"Everyone's Way of the Cross" - February 28
"A Gay Passion of the Christ" - March 6
"Way of the Cross Gateway to Resurrection" - March 13
Chanted "Not My Will but Yours Be Done" - March 20
We hope that you will join us for these prayers and reflections and stay for fellowship in the Parish House Parlor.
ALL ARE INVITED AND WELCOME
March 24, 2024
8am - Contemplative service with Holy Eucharist in spoken word only using the traditional Rite I language from the Book of Common Prayer. (There is no music at this service)
10am - Service with Holy Eucharist that includes music, singing, and the St. Paul's choir. This service used Rite II language from the Book of Common Prayer. There will also be a blessing of the palms and procession. ***This service begins in the Carriage House.***
Holy Monday - March 25
Holy Tuesday - March 26
Holy Wednesday - March 27
Maundy Thursday - March 28
AGAPE MEAL in Carriage House
Good Friday - March 29
Holy Saturday - March 30
The Great Vigil of Easter - March 30
Easter Sunday - March 31
Contemplative Eucharist 8am
Festive Eucharist 10am
followed by Easter Brunch
in the Carriage House - All are welcome