2019 Lenten Services At First Church Congregational

Wednesday, March 6th: 7:00 PM – Ash Wednesday ~ Beginning Lent Together – A Community Service (with Forest Street Union Church)


Sunday, April 14th: 10:00 AM – Palm Sunday ~ A Triumphal Entry and Celebration of Palms


Thursday, April 18th: 7:00 PM – Maundy Thursday ~ A Service of Communion and Tenebrae (dramatic liturgy of Shadows and the Last Supper Together) – A Community Service (with Forest Street Union Church)


Sunday, April 21st: 10:00 AM – Easter Sunday ~ A Joyous Celebration!

2019 Lenten Services Series with our Spiritual Community

Noon service followed by light lunch

Please join us for our series of Wednesday Lenten Services- a time of spiritual reflection and renewal brought to you by Communities Together, Inc.


March 6th – St. Paul’s Episcopal Church 390 Main Street– North Andover

Guest Homilist: Rev. Will Green– Ballard Vale United Church – Andover


March 13th – Spanish Free Methodist Church 774 Essex Street– Lawrence

Guest Homilist: Rev. Cecilio Perez – Chaplain at Holy Family Hospital


March 20th – Hye Pointe Armenian Church 1280 Boston Road - Bradford

Guest Homilist: Rev. Edward Frost – Director of CPE, Spiritual Care and Ambassadors at Holy Family Hospital


March 27th – St. Augustine Parish 43 Essex Street– Andover

Guest Homilist: Rev. Dominic Barbieri - Chaplain at Holy Family Hospital


April 3rd – First United Methodist Church 57 Peters Street - North Andover

Guest Homilist: Rev. Jon Paul - Free Christian Church – Andover


April 10th – First Baptist Church 253 Lawrence Street - Methuen

Guest Homilist: Rev. Debra Adams - Trinitarian Congregational Church – North Andover



Communities Together will again be accepting donations of diapers and children’s underwear for distribution to service organizations in Lawrence. Items will be collected throughout Lent and may be brought to the Noon services on Wednesdays. Underwear for young children, boys’ and girls’ “pull-ups” and diapers are urgently needed. Just one pair or package will make a difference to a child that goes without. Please make this a priority during Lent.

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