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….
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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 …
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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
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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 …
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