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Ash Wednesday and other Lenten Services at the Church of the Heavenly Rest

Wed, February 26, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Ash Wednesday Services
Heavenly Rest will offer three Ash Wednesday Services at 8amNoon, and 6:30pm. A volunteer will be in the church throughout the day to offer the imposition of ashes.

Manhattan North Inter Parish Council Service

Once again, during Lent, we’ll join our sisters and brothers from the Harlem churches for Wednesday evening services at 7pm and supper following. We are delighted to be hosting the first service on March 4 – we hope you’ll come and help us welcome our neighbors into our spiritual home!

Lenten Musical Mediations
Join us for Musical Meditations in the Church, Monday-Friday from 5:30-6:15pm. During the season of Lent, 45 minutes of various styles of recorded music will be played for daily reflection. Mollie Nichols will curate the musical selections each week. Begins Monday, March 2.

Weekly Walking Meditation
During Lent, you’re invited to participate in Walking Meditation. Kathleen Mills will lead a group on Tuesdays at 6pm from March 3 -31. The Rev. Cindy will lead a group on Thursdays at 10am from March 5 – April 2. Walks will last 30-45 minutes. Let us know if you would like to be a part of either group: [email protected] for Tuesdays and [email protected] for the Thursdays.

Centering Prayer
Join us Mondays from 6:15-7pm during Lent for Centering Prayer in the Chancel. Evolving out of our Monday Meditation, we’ll begin with a short reading of a devotion and group response, followed by guided centering prayer to create a shared space for interior silence.

Intergenerational Eucharist & Agape Meal
Join us on Wednesday, April 8 at 5:30pm for an inclusive interactive Eucharist including, art, music, and prayer. Families with young children are especially invited. We’ll share a simple supper afterwards in remembrance of Jesus’ Last Supper with his disciples at 6pm in Darlington Hall.


Good Friday with Presiding Bishop Michael Curry
Presiding Bishop Michael Curry will preach for our Good Friday service on Friday, April 10 at Noon.  Bishop Curry is internationally recognized for his preaching.


Wed, February 26, 2020
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The Church of the Heavenly Rest, Manhattan
1085 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY 10128 United States
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