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Lenten Devotions

2011 Lenten Season

Wednesday, March 9 at 7pm
Ash Wednesday Service
"Lavish Love" Luke 7:36-50
By Pastor Ben Greenbaum


5 Week Lenten Sermon Series
"Getting to Know God Better"

By Dr. J. Wesley Hertel

Text version of sermon series
"Getting to Know God"
By Dr. J. Wesley Hertel

(Click to listen to a sermon)

First Sunday in Lent: March 13
"God, the Supreme Reality" Gen 1:1

Second Sunday in Lent: March 20
"God is a Good Father" Luke 1-4

Third Sunday in Lent: March 27
"He is Always Gracious" Psalm 145:16

Fourth Sunday in Lent: April 3  
"He Always Does What is Right" Psalm 111:3

Fifth Sunday in Lent: April 10
"Does God Ever Turn His Back? Hosea 5:15  

Palm Sunday: April 17
Pastor Ben Greenbaum

Easter Sunday: April 24

Daily Devotions
Members from Mt. Auburn have written devotions for each day of Lent. Lent is the 40 days preceding Easter, not counting Sundays. (Devotions will not be emailed on Sundays, except on Easter Sunday.)

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Lenten Study - Meeting at the home of Corienne Gettum.
Study begins Saturday, March 19, 3-5 pm

Join Corienne as she leads the study “Gripped by the Greatness of God” by James MacDonald.   This 8-week study fits in with our church focus this Lenten season.   In this study, we will be gripped by God’s Sovereignty, His Holiness, His Works, and His Identity which will draw forth worship and result in changed lives gripped by God’s greatness.  Please contact Corienne at 881-0232.


United Methodist Men Lenten Breakfast

Throughout Lent, men from area Methodist churches are gathering for breakfast, fellowship, and spiritual enrichment.  This year’s theme is “Dying to Live . There is no cost for the breakfast (except on March 19) but a free will offering is collected that goes for Metro Ministries. Men, hope you can join us. Here are the dates and times.

Date    Location  Time
March 12  Honey Creek UMC 7:30 a.m.
March 19

All Central District Breakfast @ University of Indpls
Cost $7. Register at: http://www.indymetroumc.org/form11380.htm
Speaker: Rev. Kent Millard, Sr. Pastor of St. Luke's UMC

8:00 a.m.
March 26 Grace - Franklin UMC 7:30 a.m.
April 2  Greenwood UMC 7:30 a.m.
April 9 Mt. Auburn UMC 7:30 a.m.
April 16 Smith Valley UMC 7:30 a.m.