The Ward Hill Church Bell Ringer – February 14, 2021 – Transfiguration of Christ Sunday
Happy Saint Valentine’s Day!
Wednesdays on Zoom at 7 pm
Feb 17 Ash Wednesday Prayer – First Day of Lent
Feb 24 Lenten Study and Prayer
Mar 3 Lenten Study and Prayer
Mar 10 Lenten Study and Prayer
Mar 17 Lenten Study and Prayer
Mar 24 Lenten Study and Prayer
Church Calendar & Lectionary
This Season: Ordinary Time between Epiphany & Lent (Jan 7-Feb 16, 2021)
Color: Green – for growth in Christ
This Sunday: Last Sunday after the Epiphany – Transfiguration of Christ
Color: White – for the glory of Christ in his transfiguration
Next Season: Lent – 40 days and 6 Sundays prior to Easter (Feb 17-Apr 3, 2021)
Color: Purple – for repentance
Sun, Feb 21: First Sunday in Lent
Lectionary: Genesis 9:8-17; Psalm 25:1-10; 1 Peter 3:18-22; Mark 1:9-15
Hymns: 598 – Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah; 611 – I Want Jesus to
Walk with Me; 654 – O Jesus, I Have Promised
Sun, Feb 28: Second Sunday in Lent
Sun, Mar 7: Third Sunday in Lent
Sun, Mar 14: Fourth Sunday in Lent
Sun, Mar 21: Fifth Sunday in Lent
Sun, Mar 28: Sixth Sunday in Lent – Palm Sunday
Monthly Prayer Focus for February
Local Church Focus: Calvary Baptist Church in Haverhill – Pastor Kenneth Young
Missions Focus: New Brothers Fellowship prison ministry – Doug and Caroline Gregan
Community Resources – Food, Clothing, Shelter, & Other Help www.communityactioninc.org/phocadownload/resource_guide_english_october_2017.pdf National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
Refugee Ministries: Interserve USA (interserveusa.com); Emmanuel Gospel Center’s Greater Boston Refugee Ministry (http://www.egc.org/refugee)
Global Crisis Help: World Relief – worldrelief.org
Information on Persecuted Christians: Open Doors USA – opendoorsusa.org
Monthly Scripture Memory for February
Romans 6:22-23 (ESV) – 22 But now that you have been set free from sin and have become slaves of God, the fruit you get leads to sanctification and its end, eternal life. 23 For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Catechism: An Outline of the Faith
Q. What did the Messiah promise in the New Covenant?
A. Christ promised to bring us into the kingdom of God and give life in all its fullness.
Q. What response did Christ require?
A. Christ commanded us to believe in him and to keep his commandments.
Q. What are the commandments taught by Christ?
A. Christ taught us the Summary of the Law and gave us the New Commandment.
Q. What is the Summary of the Law?
A. You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself.
Q. What is the New Commandment?
A. The New Commandment is that we love one another as Christ loved us.