In the Christian Church, Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent, the season of preparation for the resurrection of Jesus Christ on Easter Sunday. Here is a look at service schedules for churches in the Dexter area.
- St. Joseph Catholic Church
Mass with ashes will take place at the village church, 3430 Dover St. in Dexter, at 8:15 a.m. A scripture service and ashes will take place at the village church at 12:15 p.m. There will also be mass and ashes at the country church, 6805 Mast Rd. in Dexter, at 7 p.m.
- Dexter United Methodist Church
Ash Wednesday service will take place at 6:30 p.m. at the church. A fellowship dinner will take place at 5:30 p.m.
Ash Wednesday service will take place at 7:30 p.m.
- St. Andrew's United Church of Christ
Ash Wednesday service will take place at 7 p.m.
Ash Wednesday dinner will be held at 6 p.m. followed by a service at 7 p.m.
- Webster United Church of Christ
The church will hold a pancake and sausage dinner open to the public at 6 p.m. followed by Ash Wednesday service at 7 p.m.
St. James Episcopal Church will have an Ash Wednesday service at 7 p.m. The church is located at 3279 Broad St. in Dexter.
Ash Wednesday worship service at 7 p.m.
Soup and supper for Ash Wednesday at 5:45 p.m. Ash Wednesday service at 6:30 p.m.
Ash Wednesday service, 7:30 p.m.
Ashes will be distributed at 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. Ashes are available in the office on Ash Wednesday only for those whose schedule does not permit them to attend one of the masses.