Wednesday, March 7 – Lenten Events and Worship


NOONTIME RECITALSThe Lenten Recital Series begins this month. The recitals, held in the sanctuary, last approximately 30 minutes. The public is welcome. Attendees are welcome to bring lunches; coffee and light desserts will be served in the Fellowship Hall following the performance.

RECITAL, 12:15 p.m. – Professional Cellist Craig Hultgren will perform Johann Sebastian Bach’s G Major Suite, “Quiet Music” by Andrew Rindfleisch, and one of his own improvisations accompanied on the organ by Brooke Joyce. Hultgren moved to the Decorah area in 2015. He is an advocate for newly created music; close to 300 works have been written for him.

WORSHIP, 5:30 p.m.  Thirst No More From Pastor Amy: Isaiah calls us to be fed and nourished by God’s word. Resurrection is like a free feast, baptism like water for the thirsty, God’s grace like rain on the earth. The service begins with the liturgy for Evening Prayer from ELW. Congregation members Amalia Vagts, John Jefferson, and David Judisch will read contemporary poet Emily Ruth Hazel’s work “Word of Mouth”, based on Isaiah 55:7-13. The Bible passage and poem can be found at this link: Guest choir,  Luther College Norsemen, conducted by Mark Potvin, will participate in the service.

A Simple Soup Supper, prepared and served by congregation members, follows the service.  All are welcome!