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Ecumenical Lenten Series Features Meals and Theological Discussion

The program is held Tuesday nights in New Brunswick.

Editor's note: The following information is courtesy of the The Episcopal Campus Ministry at Rutgers University.

The second annual ecumenical Lenten series brings together churches of different denominations in New Brunswick on Tuesday evenings for theological reflection, prayer and fellowship with the intention of building unity in mission. This year's theme is shalom (peace) and the programs feature presentations ranging from contemplative prayer to ending gun violence.

All programs are Tuesday 5:30-7:30 p.m. and include a light supper and time of devotion:

  • February 26 “Shalom in the Congregation: Opening Worship to people of all abilities” with the Rev. Bill Gaventa, Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities, UMDNJ at the First Reformed Church of New Brunswick, 9 Bayard St., New Brunswick.
  • March 5 “Shalom in Contemplative Prayer” with the Rev. Patty Fox, Rutgers Protestant Campus Ministries at St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church, 189 George St., New Brunswick
  • March 12 “Shalom in the City” with Mario Vargas, The Puerto Rican Action Board at Christ Church Episcopal, 5 Paterson St., New Brunswick
  • March 19 “Shalom in the Crosshairs: Ending Gun Violence” at Canterbury House at Rutgers University, 5 Mine St., New Brunswick

Please help spread the word and invite your friends. People of all beliefs and backgrounds are welcome!

For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/LentNewBrunswick

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