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Lent 2021 – Again and Again: A Lenten Refrain

How will you observe this season? Here are a few resources. 

[Watch the Ash Wednesday Service]

Community Practices: 

  • Spiritual Direction and Contemplative Practice. Lenten class, four Wednesdays at 7 pm beginning February 24. Zoom link here.
  • Breaking, Blessing, Building: A Call for the Common Good. NEXT Church’s annual gathering is free this year. Schedule and registration hereMarch 5-7. 

Personal Spiritual Practices:

  • Meditations written by members and friends of NYAPC in our 2021 Lenten Booklet.
  • Daily devotional cards. You can print these cards from A Sanctified Art,  then draw a card for reflection each day.  
  • We will also provide links to daily short reflections from A Sanctified Art in each Tuesday’s Inspiring Moments and via social media. 

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NYAPC Calendar for Lent and Easter 

(A full church event listing, including recurring events, is available here.)

Wednesday
February 24, 7 pm
Spiritual Direction and Contemplative Practice: A History  – with Therese Taylor-Stinson (Zoom link for this 4-week Lenten Series)
Wednesday
March 3, 7 pm
Spiritual Direction and Contemplative Practice: Group Discernment  – with Therese Taylor-Stinson (Zoom link for this 4-week Lenten Series)
Friday – Sunday,
March 5–7
Breaking, Blessing, Building: A Call for the Common Good – NEXT Church Conference. Free. Register here
Sunday, 
March 7, 5 pm
First Sunday FaithTalk  “How’s Your Lent?”  – We’ll check in on experiences with Lenten practices, led by Tamara Saltman and Meg House. RSVP to meghouse8@gmail.com
Wednesday,
March 10, 7 pm
Spiritual Direction and Contemplative Practice: Centering Prayer  – with Therese Taylor-Stinson (Zoom link for this 4-week Lenten Series)
Wednesday,
March 17, 7 pm
Spiritual Direction and Contemplative Practice: The Burning Questions  – with Therese Taylor-Stinson (Zoom link 4-week Lenten Series)
Saturday, 
March 20
McClendon Scholar Program – with Judy Fentress-Williams, Professor of Old Testament at Virginia Theological Seminary
Sunday,
March 28, 10 am
Palm Sunday Service
Thursday,
April 1, 7 pm
Maundy Thursday Service
Friday,
April 2, 12:30 pm
Good Friday Service
Sunday,April 4, 10 am Easter Sunday Service