Ash Wednesday Service 2019
Preacher: Professor Joel Otto
Description: Festival Service – Ash Wednesday The Lord Urges Us to Repent and Trust in His Forgiveness. Ash Wednesday, the first day of the season of Lent, reminds us of the serious nature of sin and provides an opportunity to repent in “sack cloth and ashes.” In sorrow we lift our eyes to a forgiving Savior who always forgives. Speaker Professor Joel Otto (PM – Ben Berger) Service Festival Service Psalm Psalm 51 Hymns 305 – From the Depths of Woe I Cry to Thee Organist Prof. Tiefel Prayer of the Day: Almighty and merciful God, you never despise what you have made and always forgive those who turn to you. Create in us such new and contrite hearts that we may truly repent of our sins and obtain your full and gracious pardon; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.