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March 12, 2017 - The Second Sunday in Lent
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First Reading - Genesis 12:1-4a
Psalm - Psalm 121:1-8
Second Reading - Romans 4:1-5, Romans 4:13-17
The Holy Gospel - John 3:1-17
Readings can be found on the Lectionary Page: CLICK HERE
NEWS & UPCOMING EVENTS
Five Marks of Love
Society of St. John the Evangelist, Saturdays at 6:30, Sundays at noon
Pathways to Mindfulness
Mondays in Lent
Christ Church, noon-12:45 PM
Spohia Center, Room 216, First Congregational Church, 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Stations of the Cross & Holy Eucharist
Saturdays at 5:00 PM 5:30 PM
Caring for our Community: Project WarmthOur project to keep others warm in winter continues. We have bags of hats, mittens, gloves and scarves outside and welcome donations and assistance in putting the bags together. We received 106 coats from the Binghamton Senators winter coat drive. They also sent boots, hats, and more. These are distributed through our Katie's Closet and we held special coat mornings on January 14th and January 21st.
First Friday - April 7thIn the Great Hall
English Country Dancers performing and demonstrating English Country dances
In the Church
Members of the IBM International Brotherhood of Magicians will perform throughout the evening, with featured acts at 6:30, 7:30, and 8:30
In the Lounge
Artist Joan Silvestri-Pencek with her acrylic paintings "An Artists’ Journey,"
travel to nearby and faraway places
In a classroom
Family Easter Craft
Refreshments will be available all evening
Lenten Meditation Series The first five Mondays in Lent, starting March 6, Christ Church will join with the Sophia Center
to offer a series on forms of meditation.
We will meet Noon-12:45 and 6:30-8:00 PM in a space at First Congregational Church.
Christ Church's New Lending Library A lending library is being created in the space adjacent to our nursery.
Please feel free to donate books to the library and take books to enjoy.
Book donations are welcome and may be left in the new lending library space.