Five Local congregations begin joint celebrations of Easter season
March 16, 2022
The "five congregations from three towns" recently celebrated a joint service for Ash Wednesday. Over the years some of the congregations have gathered to celebrate together. This is the first Easter season assembling of the new group made up of three denominations from Chinook, Harlem and Havre. The success of their first joint Christmas Eve service this past December encouraged the group to bring the congregations together for the start of Lent and other services leading to this year's Easter celebration.
Ash Wednesday dates back to the middle ages
The rituals surrounding Ash Wednesday, a...