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Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent, comes early this year – and it’s on Valentine’s Day! Ashes symbolize our human condition and need for God’s grace. Ash Wednesday is both “Oh, Lord!” and “Thank you, Jesus!” – a confession of our distress and an opening to God’s healing and forgiveness. There will be a service at noon in the Little Chapel. It will be livestreamed: https://www.youtube.com/c/winnetkacongregationalchurch...

Seven years ago, we began offering Ashes on the Way so that anyone – be they church members, friends, or the public at large – could receive ashes and a blessing in a simple, accessible way. It quickly became a deeply appreciated tradition. ​​Here’s how it works: Drive into the church parking lot anytime between 6 and 10 A.M., enter the roundabout, stop curbside, and one of our pastors will meet you at your car to...