Ash Wednesday, 2012

I got my first pair of eyeglasses when I was three years old. They were big and round, with thick brown frames designed to withstand the life of a little boy, and they were my constant companion, taken off only for sleeping or swimming. I was the picture of a little bookworm with my heavy glasses and my shock of messy brown hair….

Continue reading

Ash Wednesday worship

Ash Wednesday is the first day of the season of Lent, a time set apart for reflection and returning to God’s ways of peace and justice.  We mark the start of the season with a quiet worship service and the ancient practice of imposing ashes on our foreheads with the words “Remember that you are …

Continue reading

Fat Tuesday pancake supper

Come and celebrate Fat Tuesday at St. Christopher’s! This Tuesday, February 21, there will be a pancake supper along with games and fun for the whole family. The fun begins at 6:30.  Proceeds will benefit the St. Christopher’s youth group. Questions?  Contact the church office. Image courtesy of stock.xchng

Lent evening prayer and book study

This Lent, we’ll be gathering on Wednesday evenings for evening prayer, followed by a book study (evening prayer at 7pm, book study at 7:30).  We’ll be using “Holden Evening Prayer,” a beautiful musical setting of evening prayer by Marty Haugen. The first Wednesday Lent gathering will be February 29. For our book study, we’ll be …

Continue reading