Lent 2017

Ash Wednesday is March 1.

Service of Holy Communion and Imposition of Ashes
12 noon, 7 pm and 9 pm
(9 pm led by Lutheran Campus Ministry)

Wednesdays in Lent:


Wednesdays March 8, 15, 22, 29 and April 5
Come for all or part of the evening.
Park in the hospital ramp—free parking vouchers will be available in the kitchen.

Small Groups, Soup Supper, and Worship with Stories

Sign up for a Small Group HERE or next to the office. Want to participate but can’t come every week? That’s OK! Sign up for what interests you and attend as much as you can.

5:45–6:45 pm

Soup Supper—come when you can for homemade soup and bread.

6:50–7:25 pm

Evening Prayer—stories, prayer and quiet with music led by Grace members

7:30–8:30 pm

Small Groups (sign up here):

TAKING ACTION TOGETHER:  Concrete Practices to Stand on the Margins/Resist Injustice/Build a Better World. Led by Campus Pastor Kate Reuer Welton, with guest presenters. Meets in the Fellowship Hall (does not meet March 15).

WRITING TOGETHER: Exploring a variety of writing prompts and projects that can dovetail with scripture study: pantoums, Six Word Stories, haikus, Picturebook Parables, and the art of midrash. Come with a willingness to play with words and stories in new ways and learn from them. Led by Pastor Melanie Heuiser Hill. Meets in Pastor Dan’s office.

LIFE TOGETHER:  Book* discussion on Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s timeless book, led by the Rev. Dr. Laura Thelander. Meets in Pastor Mary’s office.

SPIRITUAL PRACTICES TOGETHER: Join us as we share, learn and practice a variety of new and old spiritual practices that you can incorporate into your day-to-day life. Led by Patty Lee and other Grace members. Meets in the Peace Chapel.

WRESTLING TOGETHER ON MATTERS OF RACE AND PRIVILEGE: Book* study on The Cross and the Lynching Tree by James Cone. Led by Dee Cole Vodicka and Daniel Samuelson-Roberts. Meets in the Lounge.

*Books will be available at the Bookfair February 26.

Lenten Devotionals

Pick up a copy of 40-Day Journey with Dietrich Bonhoeffer”* for a daily devotional option (these books are $10, check written to Grace), or subscribe to Grace’s daily e-votionals online, which will also feature Bonhoeffer texts. If you received the Advent e-votionals, you’re all set! If you wish to sign up, click HERE,
or email Jill in the office at to be added.