Lent at St. Martin’s

Stations of the Cross
Wednesdays, Feb. 24-March 31
The Church (no reservations required)
11 a.m. until noon Holy Eucharist service

Online Via YouTube
Available March 4–April 1

We invite you to make your own pilgrimage along the Via Dolorosa, or “Way of Sorrows,” during Lent. The Stations of the Cross depict the final hours (or Passion) of Jesus and the devotion commemorating the Passion. You are invited to “walk the stations” online, guided by St. Martin’s Clergy Members, making your own spiritual pilgrimage of prayer, while meditating upon the chief scenes of Christ’s sufferings and death.

  1. Jesus condemned to death
  2. Jesus takes up his cross
  3. Jesus falls for the first time
  4. Jesus meets his mother
  5. Simon of Cyrene helps Jesus carry the cross
  6. Veronica wipes the face of Jesus
  7. Jesus falls for the second time
  8. Jesus meets the women of Jerusalem
  9. Jesus falls for the third time
  10. Jesus is stripped of his garments (Division of Robes)
  11. Jesus is nailed to the cross
  12. Jesus dies on the cross
  13. Jesus is taken down from the Cross
  14. Jesus is laid in the tomb

For more information, contact Barbara Piana at email hidden; JavaScript is required or 713-830-4116.

Lenten Wednesday Holy Eucharist
Wednesdays, Feb. 24–March 31
Noon and 5:30 p.m.
The Church and noon service online via YouTube and Facebook
(No online service at 5:30 p.m., but the noon service will be available for playback.)

Holy Eucharist offers Parishioners a special weekday time of prayer and worship as they prepare for Lent. No reservations are required for these in-person services.

Wednesday Evening Adult Lenten Series
“Bread That Lasts”
5–6:30 p.m., Boxed Dinners, Bagby Parish Hall
(Plans for the dinner are subject to change. If in-person plans change, the study will still be offered online.)
5:30 p.m., Holy Eucharist, The Church
(Reservations not required)

6:30–7:30 p.m., Program, Bagby Parish Hall and online via YouTube and Facebook

Food is one of life’s fundamentals. Scripture has a lot to say about food, both in terms of our relationship with it, our use of it and how it reflects something of our relationship with our Lord. This Lent series will reflect on the place of physical nourishment in our lives as disciples.

Feb. 24: “Feeding on Christ” – The Rev. Dr. Russell J. Levenson, Jr. and the Rev. Dr. Suse E. McBay
March 3: “Come to the Table: Understanding the Eucharist” – The Rev. Dr. Russell J. Levenson, Jr.
March 10: “From Passover to Pascal Lamb” – The Rev. Chad T. Martin
March 17: “Seasons of Feasting and Fasting” – The Rev. Dr. Suse E. McBay
March 24: “Living the ‘Filled Up’ Life” – The Rev. Dr. Russell J. Levenson, Jr.

Registrations for each Wednesday will open the Wednesday prior at  9 a.m.

Bread That Lasts In-person Reservations

Bread That Lasts Livestreams

Thursday Afternoon Adult Lenten Series
4–5 p.m., Bagby Parish Hall and via Zoom Webinar
(Reservations required)

Each week, one of our clergy will share their relationship with Jesus and where they’ve learned from surprising sources, from TV shows to movies to philosophers or writers. Come along and hear about how Jesus has worked through the unexpected!

Feb. 25: The Rev. Chad T. Martin
March 4: The Rev. Sharron L. Cox
March 11: The Rev. Dr. Suse E. McBay
March 18: The Rev. Lisa R. Neilson
March 25: The Rev. Alex D. Graham III

Click below to register for this Thursday.

Lenten Quiet Day
Saturday, March 6
9:15 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

Online Via YouTube

This year join us online for a series of recorded Lenten Quiet Day reflections focused on the hours around Jesus’ death. What do we learn from revisiting the scriptures that carry the story of his last hours? These reflections will also be available through Holy Week giving you the opportunity to find your own time
for listening for God’s voice.

Sponsored by St. Martin’s chapter of OSL Healing Community

For more information, contact Katwana Coleman at email hidden; JavaScript is required or 713-830-4110.

Palm Cross Making 
Thursday, March 25
9 a.m.–3 p.m.

All are welcome to pick up palms and instructions on how to make palm crosses from the reception desk at the Student Life Center.

For more information, contact Barbara Piana at email hidden; JavaScript is required or 713-830-4116.