2017 Lenten Luncheons
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11:50am to 1:00pm, every Wednesday during Lent.
Fellowship Hall, Asbury UMC, 220 W Horatio Ave, Maitland.

Theme - Easter Stories

March 1st

Scott Harris, Tom Pieper, Mike Luzinski
Message: "Why Do We Do Ash Wednesday?"
Scripture: Various
Hostess: Peggy Harris
Music: Group Sing:
"When I Survey the Wondrous Cross"
Food Preparation: Mel Frye
Imposition of the Ashes
Barbara W Riddle

Scott Harris
Senior Pastor
Minister of Music
Associate Pastor

March 8th

Speaker: Shawn Klein
Message:  "What Comes Next"
Luke 23:32-43*
Carla Smith
Joanna Gill, Shawn Klein
Food Preparation:
Joan Kessler

Shawn Klein

March 15th

Speaker: Charles Row
Message: "Hope"
Scripture TBA
Hostess:  Jeanne Farmer
Music: Bob Showalter
Food Preparation
: Mel Frye

Charles Row

March 22nd

Speaker: John Berry, Jr
Message: "A Mother's Intuition"
Scripture: Luke 1:38**
Host: Tom Moore
Music: Chris Kovic
Food Preparation:
Joan Kessler

John Berry, Jr.

March 29th

Speaker: Gayle Hays
Message: "
Sometimes the Smallest Things Have the Greatest Impact"
John 14:12-20***
Kathy Peck
Music: "Once again" -
Bev Aycock, Teresa Borcheck, Wanda Brown
Food Preparation:
Dianna Bates

Gayle Hays

April 5th

Speaker: Michael Baddoo
"Easter Musical Story"
Hostess: Sandy Burt
Barbara W, Ty Riddle duet"This man of sorrows", Bette Hillman, Bob Showalter duet—”Healer of my heart", Jennifer Gray piano, Sharon Older flute—"When I survey the wondrous cross", Michael Baddoo steel drum
Food Preparation:
Dianna Bates

Michael Baddoo

April 12th

Speaker: Patricia Orlando
"Eruptive Life is Never Harmless - The Resurrection Changed Everything"
1 Peter 1:3-9****
Bill Erdman
Jack Cooper
and Dick Schraysen
"Amazing Grace" - Harmonics
Food Preparation:
UMW (Cyd Frank, Pres)
- Typical Meal at the time of Christ

Patti Orlando


Table & Flower Coordinators:

Pat Lockeby, Maxine Bartz, Bea Smith


David Gallant

Office Help:

Wanda Brown, Janell Maxwell, Cindi Johnson, Nancy Trinchitella


Support guys:

Bob Burkhart, Marshall Dancy, Joe Estill

Fellowship Hall set-up:

John Folson

Ash Wednesday Preparations:

Barbara W Riddle - Imposition of the ashes
Jack Frye - Ashes

*Luke 23:32-43 32 Two other men, both criminals, were also led out with him to be executed.  33 When they came to the place called the Skull, they crucified him there, along with the criminals—one on his right, the other on his left.  34 Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.”  And they divided up his clothes by casting lots.  35 The people stood watching, and the rulers even sneered at him.  They said, “He saved others; let him save himself if he is God’s Messiah, the Chosen One.”  36 The soldiers also came up and mocked him.  They offered him wine vinegar 37 and said, “If you are the king of the Jews, save yourself.”  38 There was a written notice above him, which read:  this is the king of the jews.  39 One of the criminals who hung there hurled insults at him:  “Aren’t you the Messiah?  Save yourself and us!”  40 But the other criminal rebuked him.  “Don’t you fear God,” he said, “since you are under the same sentence?  41 We are punished justly, for we are getting what our deeds deserve.  But this man has done nothing wrong.”  42 Then he said, “Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.”  43 Jesus answered him, “Truly I tell you, today you will be with me in paradise.”

**Luke 1:38 “I am the Lord’s servant” Mary answered, “May the word to me be fulfilled.” Then the angel left her.

***John 14:12-20 12 Very truly I tell you, whoever believes in me will do the works I have been doing, and they will do even greater things than these, because I am going to the Father.  13 And I will do whatever you ask in my name, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son.  14 You may ask me for anything in my name, and I will do it.

15 If you love me, keep my commands.  16 And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another advocate to help you and be with you forever— 17 the Spirit of truth.  The world cannot accept him, because it neither sees him nor knows him.  But you know him, for he lives with you and will be] in you.  18 I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you.  19 Before long, the world will not see me anymore, but you will see me.   Because I live, you also will live.  20 On that day  you will realize that I am in my Father, and you are in me, and I am in you.

****1 Peter 1:3-9  Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade. This inheritance is kept in heaven for you, who through faith are shielded by God’s power until the coming of the salvation that is ready to be revealed in the last time. In all this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while you may have had to suffer grief in all kinds of trials. These have come so that the proven genuineness of your faith—of greater worth than gold, which perishes even though refined by fire—may result in praise, glory and honor when Jesus Christ is revealed. Though you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and are filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy, for you are receiving the end result of your faith, the salvation of your souls.

2017 Speaker's Bios Lent History of Luncheons

Revised:  April 19, 2017

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