Lent & Holy Week

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper
February 21, 6:00pm
We are excited to announce the return of our Annual Pancake Supper! Grab your friends and family and join us in the Labyrinth Room to celebrate Mardi Gras with a few pancakes a little Jazz, and a whole lot of fun. Will you win a “Golden Spatula Award” this year? $12; kids under 10 eat free. Please register in advance by Wednesday, February 15 (we want to make sure there’s plenty of bacon!).

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All Worship Services are In-Person & Online

Music for Contemplation
Sundays, February 26 – April 2, 10:45am
*Instrumental prelude music Sundays during Lent.

Ash Wednesday
February 22
12:00pm In Person
Dr. Michael Bos preaching
Holy Communion.

6:15pm
In Person & Online
Dr. Elise Brown preaching
God at Work in the Darkness
Join us in the Sanctuary for the start of Lent. Music by Kenneth Dake. Holy Communion. Worship preceded by Music for Prayerful Contemplation at 6:00pm.
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Sunday Worship
February 26 – March 26,11:00am*
Dr. Michael Bos preaching
Sermon Series: Living Differently
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Holy Week

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Palm Sunday, April 2*
10:00 O'Clock Hour
Dr. Michael Bos
The Path to Resurrection

10:45am: Music for Contemplation
11:00am: Dr. Elise Brown preaching Stepping Out of the Crowd

Maundy Thursday, April 6
6:50pm: Special Music Prelude
7:00pm: Dr. Micahel Bos preaching Something New
Commemorating Jesus’ final night, and music by the Marble Choir. Holy Communion.
During these extraordinary times we invite you to join in partaking of Communion in your own home during the Maundy Thursday service. Please have ordinary elements of bread and juice nearby.

Good Friday, April 7
11:30am: Music for Prayer and Meditation
Noon: Reflection by Dr. Michael Bos with Marble Choirs, Kenneth Dake, director: Mozart Requiem (excerpts).
1:15pm: Good Friday "Time of Prayer and Reflection"
The Marble Prayer Ministry Team invite you to join us as we pray for Lenten Prayer Requests submitted online and via Prayer request cards provided in a box on the Marble fence for members of the church community and the greater community to submit. Questions? Please contact Judy Tulin, (212) 686-2770, ext. 405. For those unable to join us in person, please join us on Zoom at 1:15pm. Please reach out to Siobhan Tull for the call-in information.

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Easter Sunday, April 9
10:45am: Prelude for Brass Ensemble and Organ
11:00am: Dr. Michael Bos preaching Faith: Knowing Where to Look

More Ways to Grow Deeper during Lent

10:00 O’Clock Hour

Sunday, February 26
Rev. Susanah Wade
Lent and Easter: Preparation and Response
Lent is a season of preparation leading into Christ’s resurrection, then a burst of release into shouts of Alleluias for Easter. But then, what’s next? Let’s explore where God calls us to go after the Alleluia’s have stopped.

Winter Gospel Celebration
All of My Help: Songs of Encouragement for Unpredictable Times

Sunday, February 26, 2:30pm

My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth. – Psalm 121:2

The Marble Community Gospel Choir, directed by Rev. Rashad McPherson, invites you to join them in their highly-anticipated Winter Gospel Celebration. This is sure to be an event that you don’t want to miss! Through a varied, soul-stirring repertoire of Gospel music – ranging from traditional to contemporary – be reminded that you that you are loved, valued, and never alone.

Tickets: $20; $15 in advance if purchased by February 24. $15, seniors & students (with ID) at door.

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Monday Soul Break Concert Series

Mondays, February 27 – April 3, 12:30-1:00pm
Take a 30-minute break for your soul. In the Sanctuary. Free admission.

Facebook Live Lenten Devotional

Tuesdays, February 28 – March 28, 8:30-8:45pm
Marble Ministers lead this prayerful way to end your day during this sacred season on Facebook during Lent for a time of devotions. We pray that this time together is a welcome and prayerful way to end your day in this season.

February 28 - Dr. Michael Bos
March 7 - Dr. Elise Brown
March 14 - Rev. Susanah Wade
March 21 - Rev. Rashad McPherson
March 28 - Dr. Michael Bos

Virtual Online Tea Time with Kim & Siobhan via Zoom

Wednesday, March 15, 1:00-2:00pm
Join Kim & Siobhan for a very special Lenten Tea Time as take a virtual journey along the Camino De Santiago. For more information email Siobhan Tull or Kim Sebastian-Ryan. Registration is required, please register online by March 14, 2023.

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Walking in Jesus' Footsteps – Virtual Via Dolorosa Walk

Monday, April 3, 7:00pm
Dr. J. Elise Brown & Sister Carol Perry
Begin Holy Week by walking in Jesus’s footsteps along “The Way of Sorrow.” The Via Dolorosa, a street in Jerusalem, is also the path that Jesus walked on his way to the cross. Learn about his journey and this historic route as we move closer to Easter Sunday. To truly immerse yourself in this experience we advise joining via video.

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For more information email Siobhan Tull or Kim Sebastian-Ryan. Registration is required, please register online by March 29.

Walk the Labyrinth

Ash Wednesday, February 22, 12:30-2:00pm; 5:00-6:00pm
Wednesdays during Lent, March 1 - April 5, 5:00-6:00pm
Feed your spirit with this walking meditation. Questions? Please contact Judy Tulin, (212) 686-2770, ext. 405.

Lenten Blog

February 22 – April 9
Just Help! How to Build a Better World

Rather than giving something up, take something on! Inspired by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s book, Just Help! How to Build a Better World, this year’s Marble Women’s Lenten Blog is a collaboration with CYF and the Prayer Ministries, inviting an intergenerational exploration of kindness through storytelling. At MarbleWomen.com daily during Lent.

Easter Lilies

Lilies will be placed in the Sanctuary in honor or memory of loved ones whose names will be listed onscreen at the end of Worship on Easter Sunday, April 9, as well as in the online bulletin. Starting in March, please visit MarbleChurch.org/Easter-Lilies or call Clay Hale at (212) 686-2770 to make your contribution by Sunday, March 26. Please note: you can mail checks, however, it’s important to talk to Clay to make sure your names get added to the list.

Donate Easter Lilies

If you mailed names and aren’t sure they’ll arrive by Monday morning, April 4, PLEASE CALL THE BUSINESS OFFICE. No one will be able to open mail again until after the bulletin and online scroll have been finalized.

For any questions, please contact Clay Hale.

Please note, proof of vaccination no longer needed. Wearing masks is now optional. Learn more here.

Lenten Blog:
Just Help! How to Build a Better World

For daily words of inspiration, visit MarbleWomen.com, from February 22 – April 9. Sponsored by the Women's Ministry.