Lenten Activities @ Ascension


Episcopal Church of the Ascension, 311 Washington Street, Frankfort KY 

Printable PDF: 2018 Lent ActivitiesR.pdf 

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Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper
February 13: 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Stop by Ascension and bring your appetite for a delicious treat on the last day before Lent begins, provided by the Men’s Club. Enjoy some hot flapjacks with all the fixins’ – we hope to see you there!

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 Ash Wednesday, February 14 
Services at 7:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., and 7:00 p.m.
On this day, we humble ourselves, with a day of fasting and penance, in order to embark upon the 40 days of Lent through Worship and Imposition of Ashes offered at each service.

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 Daily Evening Prayer with the Benedictine Cell 
February 15-March 25, 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, and Tuesday through Friday

Morning Prayer schedule remains unchanged, Tuesday through Saturday, 9:15 a.m.

Prepare for the coming of our Lord with the ancient prayer of the church. 

All are welcome!

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 WEDNESDAYS 

Anglican Rosary at 12:00 and Holy Eucharist at 12:15 p.m.

 Supper and Study
February 21 – March 21, 6:00 - 8:00 PM 

All are invited to come together at 6:00 for a simple meal of home-made soup and bread;
optional and free for all participants.

The Book Study 
6:30 - 8:00 PM

Christianity After Religion, by Diana Butler Bass. We will explore the trend of people moving from being ‘religious’ to being ‘spiritual’ - or, as the book’s subtitle puts it: The End of Church and the Birth of a New Spiritual Awakening.  Either Compline or Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament will follow each session. The book costs approximately $10 - $15 and may be ordered through Ascension’s web site portal into Amazon.com (www.ascensionfrankfort.org) or from Poor Richard’s Bookstore in Frankfort. To register in advance, please email rector@ ascensionfrankfort.org).

The Family Activity Series
6:30 – 8:00 PM

Family activities will focus on a variety of spiritual disciplines to help make your Lenten experience a more holy one. Please prayerfully consider making this a priority time for your family to spend together. All ages are welcome, and no advance registration is necessary.
Topics will include: Making a Sacred Space at Home; Holy Beads–Making an Episcopal Rosary; Sacred Scavenger Hunt; and a Godly Play Lesson.

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Thursday Bible Study

February 22-March 22, after Evening Prayer
You are invited to share a simple meal and join a discussion, led by Mother Nancy,
of the parables of Jesus in Luke’s Gospel, ending around 7:00 p.m.
Open to everyone for single or all sessions, no registration required; join us!

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Quiet Day with Mother Nancy 

Saturday, March 3, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Opened by the Benedictine Cell with a short introduction and practice of centering prayer, a 2000-year-old Christian meditation practice.

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