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  • NYC Lutherans offer ashes & prayer to hundreds

    Teams of GA members offer ashes and prayer on Ash Wednesday to hundreds of people: at church, at Union Square, on the street, even in a local pub!

     Written by Paul Miller 

    Praying on Ash Wednesday at 18th and Park Ave South

    It was Ash Wednesday.

    We walked out onto 22nd Street and were greeted by a crisp, sunny, February afternoon. There were five us on this sojourn to Union Square Park to offer ashes and prayer for anyone seeking the blessing of God. A team of two members remained at the church to offer the same.

    As we headed toward
Lexington Avenue, we got
a few inquisitive looks. A 
woman with bright green 
hair nearly gasped at the 
site of four people in
 robes and stoles, wearing 
large crosses while walking down the street.

     

Standing Against Hatred and Discrimination

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), stands against all forms of hatred and discrimination. The church believes that cultural, ethnic and racial differences should be seen and celebrated as what God intends them to be—blessings rather than means of oppression and discrimination.

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Collecting Food for the Hungry and Homeless

As the weather begins to change, life for those who are hungry and homeless becomes even more difficult. Please bring non-perishable food items and place them in the baskets at the sanctuary entrance. The food we collect will be taken to the food pantry at Trinity Lutheran Church, Lower Eastside.

 

Healing Services

We offer brief healing services on the 1st and 3rd Sundays each month. These are powerful times of anointing and prayer. They are held in the sanctuary after the 11 AM service.

Daily Bible Verse

  • Psalm 119:33-40

    ​Give me understanding, that I may keep your law and observe it with my whole heart. Lead me in the path of your commandments, for I delight in it.

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