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Wed, Feb 14

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St. Paul's Episcopal Church Waldorf

Ash Wednesday Morning Service

Ash Wednesday morning service with the imposition of ashes and holy communion. Worship will be held at St. Paul's Episcopal Church Waldorf.

Ash Wednesday Morning Service
Ash Wednesday Morning Service

Time & Location

Feb 14, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

St. Paul's Episcopal Church Waldorf, 4535 Piney Church Rd, Waldorf, MD 20602, USA

About the event

On Ash Wednesday we begin our forty-day journey toward Easter with a day of fasting and repentance. Marking our foreheads with dust, we acknowledge that we die and return to the earth. At the same time, the dust traces the life-giving cross indelibly marked on our foreheads at baptism. While we journey through Lent to return to God, we have already been reconciled to God through Christ. We humbly pray for God to make our hearts clean while we rejoice that “now is the day of salvation.” Returning to our baptismal call, we more intentionally bear the fruits of mercy and justice in the world.

The 9:00 a.m. Ash Wednesday service is a joint worship service at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 4535 Piney Church Road, Waldorf. 

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