Background information This service aims to recreate the tradition of penitential self-reflection that was at the heart of the Ash Wednesday service. It seeks to mark the beginning of Lent and to introduce people of all ages to the ideas of repentance and forgiveness. Growing up in Tonga in a staunch Methodist upbringing, Ash Wednesday…

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The English word for Lent stems from the word for ‘spring’ which refers to the penitential period preceding Easter. Early Christians felt that the magnitude of the Easter celebration called for special preparation. As such, we will mark the commencement of this period with an evening service on Ash Wednesday followed by series of daily…

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You may not be surprised to know that there are literally dozens of people who contribute in many ways enabling us to be the loving and faithful community we have become. In fact, every one of us contribute in myriad of ways. Next Sunday, 11.02.2018, we will recognize and offer our appreciation but to do…

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