Beginning on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 17), Lent is a season of reflection and preparation before the celebration of Easter.
This year First Reformed Church will host the Wallkill Valley Lenten Series, now in its 83rd year, and pastors from Warwick Reformed Church, First Reformed Church, Wallkill Reformed Church, Gardiner Reformed Church, Reformed Church of Shawangunk, Brick Reformed Church and Meadow Hill Reformed Church as they present “Last Words of Jesus Christ on the Cross,” a seven-part series to span the Lenten season.
All are welcome to worship whether in-person in the First Reformed Church sanctuary or virtually through FRC’s broadcast on Facebook Live (@FRC Walden NY). The schedule is:
Ash Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 7 p.m.
Preachers: Elder Zachary Pearce and Rev. Stacey Duensing Pearce of Warwick Reformed Church. Scripture Text: Luke 23:34
Sunday, Feb. 21. at 7 p.m.
Preacher: Rev. Jim O’Connell of First Reformed Church. Scripture Text: Luke 23:43
Sunday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m.
Preacher: Rev. Dr. Stan Seagren of Wallkill Reformed Church. Scripture Text: John 19:26
Sunday, March 7, at 7 p.m.
Gardiner Reformed Church Preacher: Rev. Gary Sissel. Scripture Text: Mark 15:34
Sunday, March 14, at 7 p.m.
Preacher: Rev. Howie Dalton of Reformed Church of Shawangunk. Scripture Text: John 19:28
Sunday, March 21, at 7 p.m.
Preacher: Rev. Anthony Ciaccio of Brick Reformed Church. Scripture Text: John 19:30
Sunday, March 28, at 7 p.m.
Preacher: Rev. Irving Rivera of Meadow Hill Reformed Church. Scripture Text: Luke 23:46
Additionally, the series will be collecting a mission offering in support of Habitat for Humanity Greater Newburgh. Please contact FRC Walden for more information.
Online attendance encouraged. Limited in-person seating available in First Reformed Church of Walden’s Sanctuary. Please contact FRC Walden church office to RSVP 845-778-5405 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Masks and distancing required.
Churches are encouraged to host “watch parties” via the Facebook “Host Watch Party” Feature and/or share the Live Video onto your local church’s Facebook page from FRC Walden NY’s page.