Lenten Luncheons - 2016

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Lenten Luncheons - 2016
11:50am to 1:00pm, every Wednesday during Lent
Fellowship Hall, Asbury UMC, 220 W Horatio Ave, Maitland

Palm Sunday through Wednesday Jesus spent each night in Bethany, just two miles east of Jerusalem.  Jesus spent Thursday with his disciples in the Upper Room and in the Garden of Gethsemane.  Friday and Saturday Jesus' body lay in the tomb.  Sunday was a day the world will always remember.  Each Wednesday of Lent, let's explore these days together. 

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Feb 10th
Ash Wednesday
Verta Sorensen

 Speaker:  Verta Sorensen

Message: “What happened on 1st Sunday and Monday of Holy Week?”

Scriptures:  Matthew 21:1-11, Mark 11:1-10, Luke 19:29-40, John 12:12-19, Matthew 21:12-13, Mark 11:15-17, Luke 19:45-46

Hostess:  Jeanne Farmer

Music Coordinator:  Wanda Brown

     Music:  "It Was Enough".  Hearts of Praise: Nancy King, Teresa Borcheck, Wanda Brown

Food Preparation:  Mel Frye

Ashes:  Jack Frye

Imposition of the Ashes:  Pastor Scott Harris

Feb 17th
Phyllis Klock

 Speaker:  Phyllis Klock

Message:  "How was Tuesday of Holy Week different?"

Scriptures:  Matthew 21:23-27, Mark 11:27-33, Luke 20:1-8, Matthew 21:28-23:36, Mark 12:1-40, Luke 20:9-47, John 12:20-26, Matthew 24, Mark 13, Luke 21:5-38, Matthew 26:14-16, Mark 14:10-11, Luke 22:3-6

Host:  Charles Row

Music:  Ty Riddle - "Lamb of God" - Twila Paris

Food Preparation:  Mel Frye

Feb 24th
Larry Koch

 Speaker:  Larry Koch

Message:  "What was unusual about Wednesday of Holy Week?"

Hostess:  Eve Koch

Music Coordinators: Lisa and Bruce Wallace

Food Preparation:  Camille Piering & Linda Floyd

March 2nd
John Berry, Jr.

Speaker: John Berry, Jr

Message:  "Thursday of Holy week - what was it like?"

Scripture: Luke 22:3

Host:  Tom Moore

Music:  Chris Kovic - "Praise the one who breaks the darkness", "I stand amazed in the presence", "Jesus paid it all"

Food Preparation:  Mel Frye and Dianna Bates

March 9th
Patti Orlando

Speaker:  Patti Orlando
"Let's look at Friday of Holy Week

Message: “No Greater Love Hath a Human......”

Scripture:  Mark 8:31; 9:31; 10:32-34; 10:45; 14:32-49, 15

Hostess:  Bette Hillman

Music:  Bette Hillman

Food Preparation:  Mel Frye and Dianna Bates

March 16th
Bill Erdman

Speaker:  Bill Erdman

Message: “Was there any thing interesting about Saturday of Holy Week?

Hostess:  Carla Smith

Music:  Michael Baddoo (Steel Pan) and Bob Showalter - Solo, "Where You There?"  Sid Heidt - Solo - "Were You There?"

Food Preparation:  Mel Frye and Dianna Bates

March 23rd
Kathy Peck

Speaker: Kathy Peck

Message:  "Sunday of Holy Week - A day the world remembers"

Scripture:  Matthew 28:1-10, Mark 16:1-11, Luke 24:1-12, John 20:1-18

Host:  Steve Peck

Music:  Steve Peck

Food Preparation:  UMW

Easter is March 27th


Verta Sorensen - February 10th
Phyllis Klock
- February 17th
Larry Koch
- February  24th
John Berry, Jr.
- March 2nd
Patti Orlando
- March 9th
Bill Erdman
- March 16th

Kathy Peck
- March 23rd

Luncheon Preparation:

Mel Frye, Dianna Bates, Camile Piering, Linda Floyd and UMW under leadership of Joan Kessler

Hosts / Hostess:

Jeanne Farmer - February 10th
Charles Row- February 17th
Eve Koch - February  24th
Tom Moore - March 2nd
Bette Hillman - March 9th
Carla Smith - March 16th
Steve Peck - Match 23rd

Kitchen Staff:

Picked by Mel & Dianna or UMW (President Cyd Frank)

Ash Wednesday Preparations:

Jack Frye - February 18th


Wanda Brown - February 10th
     Nancy King, Teresa Borcheck, Wanda Brown
Ty Riddle -February 17th
Lisa and Bruce Wallace - February 24th
Chris Kovic -March 2nd
Bette Hillman - March 9th
Michael Baddoo and Sid Heidt - March 16th

Steve Peck -
March 23rd

Table & Flower Coordinators:

Pat Lockeby (Scheduler), Bea Smith,  Maxine Bartz, Barbara Jackson


David Gallant

Office Help:

Wanda Brown
Janell Maxwell
Carla Smith
Nancy Trinchitella

Support guys:

Bob Burkhart
Bob Goodin
Marshall Dancy
Jim Porterfield

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