The 2024 Lenten/Easter Season

Growing Together In Faith

 
WORSHIP

 

Ash Wednesday: February 14, in-person and Live Stream     
         Service of Prayer with Imposition of Ashes, 7:00pm, Sanctuary *

Lenten Sermon series: Wandering Heart; Figuring Out Faith with Peter       
         Beginning February 18 at all worship services *


Palm Sunday: March 24, 8:15am, 9:30am and 11:00am, Live Stream at 9:30am
*  
        Children’s Palm Parade, 9:30am only

Maundy Thursday: March 28, in-person and Live Stream 
        Worship & Communion, 7:00pm, Sanctuary *

Good Friday: March 29, in-person and Live Stream
        Worship, 7:00pm, Sanctuary *

Easter Sunday: March 31, Live Stream at 9:30am

Sunrise Worship, interactive worship experience, led by youth, 6:45am

Traditional Worship, 8:15am *

Traditional Worship with Children’s Sunday School, 9:30am *

Contemporary Worship, 11:00am *

 

STUDIES

All-Church Lenten Bible Study, Simon Peter: Flawed But Faithful Disciple by Adam Hamilton

Join us for this six-week Lenten journey, as we take an in-depth dive into the life, faith, and character of Simon Peter. He was an ordinary fisherman who heard an extraordinary call. Discover how you, too, have special gifts, talents, and abilities that God can use to make a difference today.
 
 

Sundays at 11am, facilitated by Kathy Perry and Kim La Rue *
Beginning February 11

Monday Men’s group at 6:30pm, facilitated by Brian Riddle
Beginning February 19

Tuesday Senior group at 10:00am, facilitated by Dave Woodyard
Beginning February 20

Wednesdays at 10:00am, facilitated by Shirley Sykes 
Beginning February 21

Wednesdays at 6:00pm, facilitated by Pastor Carrie and Pastor Justin *
Beginning February 21

Thursdays at 10:00am, facilitated by Mary Ellen Hatton & Kim La Rue
Beginning February 15

Thursday Women’s group at 7:00pm, facilitated by Kristina MacKenzie and Kim La Rue
Beginning February 29

 

Youth Lenten Study, Have a Beautiful, Terrible Day! by Kate Bowle
        Wednesdays, beginning February 14, on Instagram live with Rev. Hannah

 
 

* Childcare and Quiet Room available where indicated.

REFLECTIVE EXPERIENCES

Lenten Devotional Series, daily reflections from congregation members
             Available online or paper copy, beginning Wednesday, February 14

Walking with Peter on the Way of Sorrows
             Self-Guided journey with the apostle Peter depicting Jesus’ last days
             Monday, February 26 through
Friday, March 29, 9am to 8pm in the Chapel

Families Journeying with Peter *
             Guided journey with the apostle Peter depicting Jesus’ last days             
             Wednesday, March 20, 6:00pm to 8:00pm
             To register, click HERE
 

Stations of the Cross at Powell UMC
             Self-Guided Walk, Monday, March 25 through Friday, March 29, in the Main Hall
             Guided Walk, Friday, March 29, 1:00pm, Main Hall

 

SERVING AND GIVING

Welcome Home Bags: donate bags of needed items for persons in need who are resuming life in Delaware County                following release from prison or jail
              Sunday, February 4 – Thursday, February 29

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper: enjoy a delicious meal and support our Red Bird Mission team         
              Tuesday, February 13, 5:00pm to 7:00pm, in Fellowship Hall

Good Works Community Meal: prepare and serve the meal with the Good Works community

              – Prepare the meal on Thursday, February 29, 6:00pm to 8:00pm

              – Serve the meal on Friday, March 1, 3:00pm to 8:00pm, Athens, Ohio

Family Promise: provide meals for families living at Family Promise house
              Sunday, February 25 – Sunday, March 2, 39 N. Washington Street
 
Common Ground Free Store: serving with those in need
              Tuesday, March 5, 5:30pm to 8:00pm, 193 E. Central Avenue, Delaware, OH
 
Palm Sunday Coat Drive: new winter coats for People In Need’s Holiday Clearing House
              Collection ends on Sunday, March 17
 
Order Easter Flowers: to decorate the Sanctuary on Easter Sunday, March 31
              Click HERE to order.

 

GROWING IN FAITH AND FELLOWSHIP

Children’s Ministry Events, Wednesday nights 6-7:30pm, focusing on Lent/Easter. Click HERE to register.

               – Children’s Check-In (preschool-5th grade), Feb. 7 and March 6

               – Club Story (2nd-5th grade), Feb. 14 and March 20

               – Girl’s Night (1st-5th grade), Feb. 21

               – Boy’s Night (1st-5th grade), Feb. 28