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New Member Welcome: For anyone who has been attending Epiphany and who would like to take the next step of becoming formal members, we’ll have an opportunity to do so on Sunday, March 31, during the 9:30 a.m. service. If you would like to participate, please let David know either after services or by replying to this e-mail.
Lent Book Club: A group of us will continue to gather to read and reflect on Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s classic Life Together on Saturday mornings from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. during Lent. Originally published in 1938, this work reflects Bonhoeffer’s vision of Christian community derived, in large part, from his experience of leading an underground Lutheran seminary in Nazi Germany. New members are welcome; we’ll be discussing Chapter 2 this week. There is a free PDF of the book available online here.
This Sunday: This Sunday, March 24, is the Third Sunday of Lent.
The handbell choir will rehearse after the service.
Wednesday Bible Reading Group: The Bible reading group has completed its reading of the New Testament and will now take up the book of Ruth this week, Mar. 27, to be followed by the two books of Samuel. The group meets each Wednesday in the narthex from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Christine Hilbert will be offering her pre-recital piano concert on Sunday, April 7, at 11:00 a.m. All are welcome to attend.
Maundy Thursday, April 18, 2019
Service of the Lord’s Supper 7:00 p.m.
Good Friday, April 19, 2019
Commemoration of the Passion 7:00 p.m.
Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019
Breakfast in Fellowship Hall 8:45 a.m.
Easter Communion Service 9:30 a.m.
Children’s Easter Egg Hunt 10:30 a.m.
Metro DC Synodical Women’s Organization will hold its annual conference on Saturday, May 4, at the brand-new St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church at 222 M St., S.W., in Washington, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The theme is “Acting Boldly: Honoring the Past and Celebrating the Future.” Pastor Elizabeth Platz, the first woman ordained as a pastor in the ELCA, will be the keynote speaker, and among the offerings will be a "delicious Bible Study: Living the Chocolate Life” and an update on the border situation from Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services. There are flyers available in the back of church, or you can click here for more information.
If you know of anyone who is sick or in the hospital, please let us know by sending an e-mail to ELCMountVernon@gmail.com. We want to be able to reach out and include everyone in our community, even if health prevents you from joining us in worship.