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Ada congregations observe Ash Wednesday

Signals the beginning of the season of Lent

The season of Lent in the Christian year is observed by several area congregations with Ash Wednesday services on Wednesday, Feb. 17.

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church
Masses will be at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. 

St. Mark Lutheran Church
St. Mark Lutheran Church has been invited to share Ash Wednesday services with Zion Lutheran Church, 101 E Main St. LaFayette, at 7 p.m.

First United Methodist Church
Ada First United Methodist Church hold a “drive-thru” observance open to the community. As you enter the church car port from Highland Street, you will experience the significance of Ash Wednesday through scripture reading, prayer, the imposition of ashes, and a blessing, all from the comfort of your car.

This drive-thru is from 7:30-9 a.m. and 5:30-7 p.m. Staff will be wear masks and ashes will be applied with Q-tips as precautionary measures.