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Ash Wednesday Lenten Vespers

March 2, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm EST

Detail of the cross located on the Communion table in the Chancel of the Shadyside Presbyterian Church Sanctuary.Join us as the season of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, March 2, at 7:00 p.m. in a Lenten vesper service that includes the ancient custom of the imposition of ashes.

The Reverend Austin Crenshaw Shelley will preach a homily titled, “Rend Your Hearts,” based on Joel 2:1-2, 12-17. Music will be offered by the Shadyside Cello Trio, soprano Jennifer Saunders-LaRocco, and mezzo-soprano Loghan Bazan Wright.

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About Lenten Vespers

During the season of Lent, Shadyside Presbyterian Church invites you to join us on Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. for an evening of music and reflection in our Sanctuary and online. These 45-minute candlelight Communion services include homilies; the celebration of the Lord’s Supper; and music offered by the Shadyside Strings, Chatham Baroque, the Jade Piano Trio, and the Pittsburgh Girls Choir.

Lenten vespers begin on Ash Wednesday, March 2, 2022, and continue through Wednesday, April 6, 2022.


March 2, 2022
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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