Dear Members and Friends of the Congregation of Saint Saviour
Enjoy a traditional Shrove Tuesday pancake supper with us this Tuesday evening at 6:00 p.m. in Cathedral House! There will be pancakes, including a gluten free version, toppings and sides. This seems to be the way Episcopalians let it all hang out before Lent, so do come and join us.
Lent, of course, begins this Wednesday with Ash Wednesday services at the Cathedral. This is the time of year when we look inward as we prepare for the awesome days of Holy Week and the celebration of the Resurrection of our Lord. We are delighted that the Cathedral and its congregation are offering more opportunities for observing Lent together than in many years. There are programs that will take place during the day for those who work from home or can simply slip away from daily commitments. There are programs in the evening as well.
I encourage you to read the list carefully and consider which you might be helpful to your Lenten Observance.
Tim Dwyer & Marsha Ra, Wardens of the Congregation
Pancake Dinner - Tuesday, February 28th (tonight) at 6:00 PM
All are welcome to this festive celebration in Cathedral House at 6 p.m.
Ash Wednesday Services at 7:30 AM, 8:30 AM, 12:15 PM, and 7:00 PM
Sunday Nights at 5 PM - Exploring Baptism and Confirmation
If you have been considering Baptism or Confirmation, we will join together for dinner and discussion about faith, tradition, and practice. For more information, contact Mother Jett.
Monday mornings at 11 AM - Christian Spiritual Practices
St. Martin's Chapel - Before the 12:15 Eucharist
Join Cathedral staff and clergy in learning and participating in different forms of traditional Christian Spiritual practices including Centering Prayer and Lectio Divina.
Tuesday March 14th and March 21st at 7 PM - Lenten Discussion & Soup Dinner
Join Canon Charles Simmons, the Diocesan Canon for Ministry, in a class hosted by the Congregation of Saint Saviour. All are welcome!
Fridays at 1 PM - Meditations on the Stations of the Cross
St. Martin's Chapel - Following the 12:15 Eucharist
Various diocesan and Cathedral staff, including some of the Bishops, will be leading discussions on the journey of Christ to the Cross.
Manhattan Interparish Council Lenten Eucharists
The Manhattan North Inter- Parish Council, which includes the Congregation of Saint Saviour, is hosting a Lenten series ofWednesday night Eucharist services followed by a light supper, starting on March 8, 2016 at 7 PM.
March 8 - St. Ambrose, 9 West 130th Street
March 15 - Intercession, 550 West 155th Street
March 22 - St. Philip's, 204 West 134th Street
March 29 - Heavenly Rest, 2 East 90 Street @ 5thAve
April 5 - St. Edward the Martyr, 14 East 109th Street
Upcoming Dialogues on Race and Religion
February 27 - The Legacy of Colonialism and Protestant Missionaries in Puerto Rico [More Info]
March 6 - Community Organizing and Community Healing with activist Wesley Morris [More info]
March 13 - Muslim-Christian Dialogue with the Rev. Masud Ibn Syedullah [More info]
March 20 - Sabeeha Rehman: One Woman's Journey from Pakistani Muslim to American Muslim[More info]
March 27 - The Rising Hope Prison Ministry [More info]
Pastoral Dialogue on Sex Trafficking | March 4 from 1 to 3 in Cathedral House
Welcoming Raleigh Sadler, the Executive Director of Let My People Go. [More Info]
For other upcoming formation opportunities...
To learn more about all of the upcoming opportunities for Bible Study, Liturgical Study, and more, see the program page of the Saint Saviour website.