Lenten Activities Continue At Episcopal Church Of Good Shepherd, Lookout Mountain

Thursday, March 20, 2014
The Rev. Mac Brown will preach Sunday at the 8 a.m. Rite I Holy Eucharist and the 10:30 a.m. Rite II Holy Eucharist at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 211 Franklin Road, Lookout Mountain.
 
At 9:15 a.m., the Adult Forum will meet in the Library. Matt Farr will  facilitate. The Lectionary Study in the conference room is a discussion of the lessons of the day. Shepherd's Study in the Youth Building is discussing words and phrases that form our faith. Bringing It Home in the Lupton Reading Room is for parents to come together for coffee and discussion.
The Adult Confirmation Class continues in Talbird Hall.
 
Lenten Morning Prayer is at 8:30 a.m. in the Chapel on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays during Lent, concluding with Holy Eucharist on Friday, April 11th.
 
Shepherd's Night Out Wednesday begins with worship at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. by reservation, and at 6:40 p.m. Father Robert and Father Mac continue their series, Lenten Study, in Shepherd's Night Out with a look at some things you might want to give up for Lent. Wednesday we will consider giving up feelings of unworthiness.

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Roy Exum: Boots, Idiots & Guns

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