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Ash Wednesday Begins Season Of Reflection

Posted: February 18, 2012 at 5:20 a.m.

The Rev. Suzanne Stoner places ashes on the forehead of Deacon Emily Bost and acolyte Christine Cook as they participate in an Ash Wednesday service at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Fayetteville.

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent — a 40-day period of prayer, fasting and charity.

AT A GLANCE

ASH WEDNESDAY SERVICES

St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Springdale

When: Noon and 7 p.m. Wednesday

Information: 751-9184

United Lutheran Church in Bella Vista

When: 6:15 p.m. Wednesday

Information: 855-1325

First United Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville

When: 6 p.m. Wednesday in the sanctuary of the church

Information: 442-4411

First United Methodist Church of Bella Vista

When: 11:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Wednesday. The morning service will be followed by a luncheon in Becker Hall. Information: 855-1158

Central United Methodist Church in Rogers

When: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the sanctuary.

Information: 636-1630

Bella Vista Lutheran Church

When: 6 p.m. Wednesday.

A supper will be served beginning at 5:15 p.m. Call 855-0272 to make supper reservations.

Information: 855-0272

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Rogers

When: 6 p.m. Wednesday

Information: 636-4042

SOURCE: STAFF REPORT

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Religion, Pages 6 on 02/18/2012

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