Lenten Opportunities for Spiritual Nurture

Lent is here! We are excited and grateful for the programming we are able to offer. All are encouraged to participate in ways that speak to you. It would be most helpful if you could let us know you’ll be participating--either by signing up in Fellowship Hall, or by using the contact information where provided below.

  • Taizé Worship: Tuesdays throughout Lent, six services, beginning February 20th and ending on March 27th, 6:30pm, in the Chapel—We hope many will make time and space for communion with God in silence and song. Thank you, Herb Menzel, for providing these Taize opportunities!
  • Accessing Contemplative and Compassionate Prayer: Wednesdays throughout Lent, six sessions, 7-8:30pm, beginning February 21st and ending on March 28th—Join us to practice Christian contemplative prayer together. Utilizing elements of Christian meditation through Centering Prayer and simple bodymind awareness exercises, we will come together in a mixture of gentle movement, seated meditation and sharing to deepen our relationships with God and with each other. Please contact (and thank!) Chris Salvio, chrissalviolmft@yahoo.com860-656-0952, to sign up or with questions, or sign up on the sheet posted in Fellowship Hall.
  • Multi-Church Jesus and Justice Lenten Bible Study: Thursdays throughout Lent, six sessions, 6-7:30pm, beginning February 22nd and ending on March 22nd—Always a most popular annual event! See the insert in this Order of Service for additional information. Sign up on the sheet posted in Fellowship Hall, or by contacting the Church Office, admin@iccucc.org860-527-8121.

Lenten Opportunities for Spiritual Nurture

Lent begins next week! We are excited and grateful for the programming we are able to offer. All are encouraged to participate in ways that speak to you. It would be most helpful if you could let us know you’ll be participating--either by signing up in Fellowship Hall, or by using the contact information where provided below.

  • Taizé/Imposition of Ashes Worship: Ash Wednesday, February 14th, 6:30pm, in the Chapel—We hope many will make time and space for communion with God in silence and song. Thank you, Herb Menzel, for providing these Taize opportunities!
  • Taizé Worship: Tuesdays throughout Lent, six services, beginning February 20th and ending on March 27th, 6:30pm, in the Chapel—Services in silence and song continue.
  • Accessing Contemplative and Compassionate Prayer: Wednesdays throughout Lent, six sessions, 7-8:30pm, beginning February 21st and ending on March 28th—Join us to practice Christian contemplative prayer together. Utilizing elements of Christian meditation through Centering Prayer and simple bodymind awareness exercises, we will come together in a mixture of gentle movement, seated meditation and sharing to deepen our relationships with God and with each other. Please contact (and thank!) Chris Salvio, chrissalviolmft@yahoo.com860-656-0952, to sign up or with questions, or sign up on the sheet posted in Fellowship Hall.
  •  Multi-Church Jesus and Justice Lenten Bible Study: Thursdays throughout Lent, six sessions, 6-7:30pm, beginning February 22nd and ending on March 22nd—Always a most popular annual event! See the insert in this Order of Service for additional information. Sign up on the sheet posted in Fellowship Hall, or by contacting the Church Office, admin@iccucc.org860-527-8121.

Collaborative Worship with Faith Congregational Church at Faith Church, 2030 Main Street, Hartford: Sunday, February 25th, 10am

We are blessed to worship together with Faith Congregational Church, our sister church in the North End of Hartford. Please plan on attending this beautiful service as we continue to grow our relationships with Faith. Transportation from Immanuel to Faith will be provided. Simply arrive at Immanuel at 9:50am.

You are invited to see the Academy Award winning "Hotel Rwanda": this Friday, February 2nd, 7pm, in the Immanuel Chapel

To be followed by a video greeting by
orphaned genocide survivor and peace ambassador, Methode Gasangwa

This event is a fundraiser for www.createglobalhealing.org, and the Methode Gasangwa Scholarship Fund. Methode lost his family in the genocide when he was eight. He is now a Peace Ambassador for ProjectLIGHT:Rwanda, and is studying at Parul University in India. The evening is sponsored by ProjectLIGHT:Hartford and the Immanuel Church Youth Group. We are asking for a donation of $5.00-$10.00 to help pay tuition for Methode’s second year at Parul. The movie is a true story of events that occurred during the horrible genocide in 1994, and is rated PG13. High School age and up invited, limited to 40 people.

You are invited to see Academy Award winning "Hotel Rwanda": Friday, February 2nd, 7pm, at Immanuel

To be followed by a video greeting by
orphaned genocide survivor and peace ambassador, Methode Gasangwa

This event is a fundraiser for www.createglobalhealing.org, and the Methode Gasangwa Scholarship Fund. Methode lost his family in the genocide when he was eight. He is now a Peace Ambassador for ProjectLIGHT:Rwanda, and is studying at Parul University in India. The evening is sponsored by ProjectLIGHT:Hartford and the Immanuel Church Youth Group. We are asking for a donation of $5.00-$10.00 to help pay tuition for Methode’s second year at Parul. The movie is a true story of events that occurred during the horrible genocide in 1994, and is rated PG13. High School age and up invited, limited to 70 people.