Feeding Body and Soul
A Word from Becky Rothrock, Outreach Coordinator
For more than 100 years, the Lenten Preaching Series and Lenten Lunches program have provided incredible opportunities for evangelism, fellowship, and service within the Advent and beyond. 2014 was no exception. Under the direction of Chairmen Anne-Marie Brown and Carla Reich, our Lenten Lunches program raised nearly $40,000 for local and global Christ-centered ministries.
Because of your support of this beloved Advent tradition, high school students will have text books, homeless men will have housing, and adults will have the opportunity to earn their GED and receive vocational training. I thank God for each of you who labored, sponsored supplies, and/or ingested the delicious offerings lovingly prepared by our members.
The work for 2015 Lenten Lunches has already begun. Please join me in praying for our Chairmen, Lynn Cassady, Marcus Cassimus, and Fontaine Pope. I look forward to another season of clear eyes, full hearts (Friday Night Lights), and food for the body and soul.
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The Advent has offered a Lenten Preaching series every weekday during Lent for over one hundred years, featuring preachers from around the country and around the world; and our concurrent Episcopal Church Women’s Lenten Lunches program serves thousands of meals to raise money for Outreach and Missions.
Anne-Marie Brown and Carla Reich served as 2014 Lenten Lunch Chairs (shown here with Canon Deborah Leighton and Dean Andrew Pearson).
Audio of Lenten Preaching is here on the website under “sermons & classes”.