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Ash Wednesday Lenten Vespers
March 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm EST
Join us as the season of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, March 6, at 7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary, with a candlelight Communion service that includes a homily by the Reverend Dr. John A. Dalles, the Lord’s Supper, the ancient custom of the imposition of ashes, and music offered by soprano Jennifer Saunders-LaRocco, cellist Elisa Kohanski, pianist Jack Kurutz, clarinetist Roi Mezare, and organist Justin M. Wallace. Childcare is available.
Learn more about Ash Wednesday.
Lenten vespers continue on Wednesdays through April 10. These 45-minute candlelight Communion services include a homily, the Lord’s Supper, and music offered by the Shadyside Strings, Chatham Baroque, and the Pittsburgh Girls Choir. Childcare is available.
Photograph: Detail of the cross located on the Communion table in the Chancel of the Shadyside Presbyterian Church Sanctuary. The inscription of “IHS” in the central medallion is a Christogram symbolizing Jesus Christ. The monogram is taken from an abbreviation of the name of Jesus in Greek. Photograph taken by John Mahood, Imagebox Productions.