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Friday Lenten Program: "Noonday Prayer & Baptismal Covenant"

WIth The Rev Deb Rutter

Fridays, from Feb 16th to March 22nd
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Good Shepherd Zoom Meeting Room

Fridays from noon to 2:00
February 16th and 23rd | March 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd

“When we are initiated into the church with the water of baptism, we (or our sponsors) answer a series of questions called the Baptismal Covenant. The first three questions echo the words of our creeds, our beliefs about God and the church. The last five questions focus on action. They each begin with the words: Will You?”


TheseWill You questions invite us to reflect on our commitment to God and one another and examine how we might live more fully into the reality of those relationships “with God’s help!”


Join others for Noonday Prayer, a simple meal of soup and bread (or you may bring a sandwich), and lively discussion around the very essence of what it means to be a Christian.


Facilitated by The Rev. Deb Rutter
Live at Good Shepherd


Week One: February 16th

Introduction - Getting to know each other


 Week Two: February 23rd

WIll you continue in the apostles' teaching,
in the breaking of the bread, and in the prayers?


 Week Three: March 1st

Will you perservere in resisting evil, and, whenever you fall
into sin, repent and return to the Lord?


 Week Four: March 8th

Will you proclaim by word and example the
Good News of God in Christ?


 Week Five: March 15th

Will you seek and serve Christ in all persons,
loving your neighbor as yourself?


 Week Six: March 22nd

Will you strive for justice and peace among all people, and
respect the dignity of every human being?