The North Lancaster Cluster of Lutheran Churches will begin their Lenten Worship Services series on Ash Wednesday, March 6, 2019 when each congregation will conduct Worship Services at their own Church. The Services will begin at 7:00 PM. Refreshments will follow each service.
Theme: This year’s theme will be “The Five Solas”. The Five Solas are five Latin phrases (or slogans) that emerged during the Reformation to summarize the Reformers’ theological convictions about the essentials of Christianity.
March 13: Faith United Lutheran Church, Denver, Pastor Bob Kramer (Interim at Bergstrasse) preaching on “Grace Alone” – Sola Gratia.
March 20: St. John Center Lutheran Church, East Earl, Pastor Sandy Gideon (St. Paul’s, Adamstown) preaching on “Faith Alone” – Sola Fide.
March 27: Muddy Creek Lutheran Church, Denver, Pastor Newell Embley (Interim at Faith United, Denver) preaching on “Word Alone” – Sola Scriptura.
April 3: Bergstrasse Lutheran Church, Ephrata, Pastor Tim Craven (Mellingers, Schoeneck) preaching on “Christ Alone” – Sola Christus.
April 10: Mellingers Lutheran Church, Stevens (Schoeneck), Pastor Tom Darr (St. John Center, East Earl) preaching on “Glory To God Alone” – Soli Deo Gloria.
Thursday, May 30: Swamp Lutheran Church, Reinholds, Pastor Peter Schwabe-Fry (Muddy Creek, Denver). Ascension Day Service of Holy Communion.