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Annual Lenten Luncheons to begin

by jmaloni
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 07:05 pm
The Grand Island Ministerium has announced that the annual Lenten Luncheons will begin at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 21, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 2100 Whitehaven Road. This series has been ongoing for more than three decades.
Lunch begins each week at noon, with a different church on Grand Island providing the meal. On Feb. 21, the meal is being prepared by parishioners at St. Stephen R.C. Church.
Then, at 12:30 p.m., there is a half-hour presentation. This year, the theme is "Justice for All God's People." The speaker on Feb. 21 will be Mary Travers Murphy, executive director of the Family Justice Center. The mission of the FJC is to provide care for the victims of domestic violence. For more information on the FJC, see their website at www.fjcsafe.org, or call 716-558-7233.
The cost of the meal is $5 per person. Everyone is welcome. The series continues through March 21. For more information, call Trinity United Methodist Church at 716-773-3322.
•Wednesday, Feb. 21 - "Justice for the Victims of Domestic Abuse" with guest speaker Mary Travers Murphy, executive director of the Family Justice Center.
•Wednesday, Feb. 28 - "Justice Among People with Various Cultures" with Rev. Dr. Sung Ho Lee, Trinity United Methodist Church.
•Wednesday, March 7 - "Justice and the Opioid Crisis" with Rev. Earle King, St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church.
•Wednesday, March 14 - "Justice for Creation" with Rev. Kris Bjerke-Ulliman, St. Timothy Evangelical Lutheran Church.
•Wednesday, March 21 - "Justice for Immigrants" with Rev. Carla Kline, Island Presbyterian Church.

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