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Sundays at 8:00am and 10:30am, education hour 9:15–10:15am
Wednesdays at 6:30pm

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First Lutheran Church, 410 Main St, Onalaska WI
608.783.2236  •  office@firstlu.org

 

Lent and Holy Week Schedule

Lent Schedule

The season of Lent starts on Ash Wednesday, February 18, and lasts until Palm Sunday on Sunday, March 29.

Below is our Wednesday worship schedule during Lent…

  • 11:00am Lenten worship
  • 11:45am Light lunch in narthex
  • 5:00–6:15pm Lenten suppers in fellowship hall
  • 6:30pm Lenten worship
  • 7:15pm Confirmation small groups
  • 7:15pm Senior choir in sanctuary

Nursery is available to parents with small children from 5:45–8:00pm

Holy Week Worship Schedule

Holy week is the week leading up to Easter Sunday
on April 5. 

Below is our complete Holy Week schedule…

  • Palm Sunday, March 29, 8:00am & 10:30am, 
    Pancake breakfast between services, assembly of Baskets of Promise in the narthex, no Sunday School
  • Monday, March 30, 6:30pm
  • Tuesday, March 31, 6:30pm,
  • Wednesday, April 1, 6:30pm
  • Maundy Thursday, April 2, 12:15pm & Holy Communion at 6:30pm
  • Good Friday, April 3, 12:15pm & 6:30pm
  • Saturday Prayer Vigil, April 4, 6:30pm
  • Easter Sunday, April 5, 7:30am, 9:00am, and 10:45am, 
    no Sunday School

The office will be closed at noon on Friday, April 3 and all day Monday, April 6


LENTEN SMALL GROUPS

Jesus’ Vocation as Suffering Servant through Holy Reading in Small Groups

During last year’s theme of Prayer, over 100 members at First not only read their Bible as a Lenten discipline, but meditated and prayed while they read. Experiencing Scripture in this way increases knowledge of the stories, but is also a way of receiving God’s wisdom, grace and love. In 2015, in response to popular demand, we’re going to do holy reading again, only this time our theme will center around Jesus’ vocation as suffering servant.

Sign up at the Connecting Point or online at Sign Up Genius for the small group of your choice, based on time or other preferences. When your group meets, a trained facilitator (fellow member at First) will lead your group through reading a resource developed by our own membership including art and readings centered on the suffering servant.

Lent at First has always been a great way to get to know others, come closer to God and learn something new. Join a small group this year so that you may be fully prepared to receive the gift of Easter!

SIGN UP FOR A SMALL GROUP:
Sign up online or at the Connecting Point for any of the small groups listed below…

  • Sunday 9:15am—ParentShare, in Upper Room w/ Carla Stanton
  • Sunday 9:15am—all are welcome, in Thomas Room w/ Kelly Utesch
  • Sunday 11:45am—all are welcome, in Upper Room w/ Katie Everson & Paula Skoy
  • Sunday 6:30pm—all are welcome, in the narthex w/ Glen Vilim
  • Wednesday 6:00am—all men are welcome, in The House
  • Wednesday 5:45pm—Knitters (all are welcome), in Upper Room w/ Gloria Kubiak
  • Wednesday 5:30pm—all are welcome, in Mary Room w/ Terry Lee

For more information on Small Group Study call the office at 608.783.2236