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Lenten Events


First Baptist Church and Park Congregational Church will be holding a number of Lenten activities. All are welcome to attend.

Ash Wednesday February 10

12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM
Contemplative Service with Ashes, lead by Rev. Brent Newberry and Wesley Hall, Minister of Music (Davis Chapel)

February 11 through March 17, Thursdays

11:30 AM – 12:15 PM
“Brown Bag” lunch, Thoughful Thursdays.
An open discussion on spiritual practice led by Rev. Brent Newberry (Whitney Room)

February 14 through March 20, Sundays

11:15 – 12:00 Noon
Series of Lenten discussions lead by Rev. Gary Shahinian.
Features episodes from The Big Bang Theory. Bring or buy lunch.
RSVP (Lee Room)

March 24,  Maundy Thursday

Worship Service at 6:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary.

March 25,  Good Friday

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
How the Crucifixion has been presented in Hollywood Films hosted by Park Church (Lee Room)

March 27, Easter Sunrise Service 

7:00 a.m.
Institute Park (near Brown Shelter) followed by sausage and pancake breakfast in Lee Room
(RSVP to