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Ash Wednesday Virtual Service (ONLINE ONLY)

February 17, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm EST

Join us as the season of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, February 17, for an evening of music and reflection at 7:00 p.m.

Click here to access the worship videos and the bulletin from the live worship webcast page of the church website.

On Ash Wednesday, February 17, the Reverend Todd E. Leach will preach a homily titled, “Not So ‘Fast,’ ” based on Isaiah 58:1-12. Music will be offered by baritone Brian Doherty and Chatham Baroque.

Note: This service will incorporate an online celebration of the Sacrament of Communion, which has been approved by both the Presbyterian Church (USA) and the Session of Shadyside Presbyterian Church. In order to participate at home, please read the invitation, along with suggestions for preparation.

Learn more about Ash Wednesday.

Lenten vespers continue on Wednesdays through March 24, 2021. These online-only evening services include the Lord’s Supper; homilies exploring the “I AM” statements of Jesus from John’s Gospel; and music offered by the Shadyside Strings, Chatham Baroque, and vocal soloists.

Photograph: Detail of the “Easter Morn” art glass window in the north transept of Shadyside Presbyterian Church, received as a gift in connection with the church’s fiftieth anniversary celebration and dedicated in honor of the founders of the church. A gift of Mr. and Mrs. Wallace H. Rowe, the window was designed by the Gorham Company of New York, 1916. Photograph taken by Nick Conti.


February 17, 2021
7:00 pm - 7:45 pm EST
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Shadyside Presbyterian Church
5121 Westminster Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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