The Old Rugged Cross: A theme for Lent
Five United Church of Christ Congregations have covenanted to share their mid-week Lenten Services for 2012. All the services will be created around the theme of the familiar hymn, “The Old Rugged Cross.” All services begin at 7:30 and light refreshments follow.
Host Church: Denmark Manor UCC.
Preacher: Bob Arduino. Text: Romans 5:12-19 & Matthew 4:1-11. Image: Crown.
Host Church: Trinity UCC, Delmont.
Preacher: Meredith Hutchison. Text: Romans 4:1-5, 13-17. Image: 30 pieces of silver.
Host Church: First UCC, Harrison City.
Preacher: Richard Lindsay-Bignell. Text: Exodus 17:1-7. Image: Water from the Rock.
Host Church: First UCC, Apollo.
Preacher: Joseph Hedden
Text: John 1:29-34. Image: Lamb.
Host Church: Emmanuel Reformed (Hill’s) UCC.
Preacher: John Titus. Text: Ezekiel 37:1-14/John 11. Image: Bones & Grave Cloths.
The offering will be split three ways, equally: Lancaster Theological Seminary;
Living Waters Camp and Conference Center; The Westmoreland County Food Bank.