Lent is the season of reflection and fasting leading to Easter. Royal Oak Patch brings you a list of area churches offering services on Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the Lenten season.
- First Congregational Church of Royal Oak: Ash Wednesday service, 7 p.m.
- First Presbyterian Church of Royal Oak: Ash Wednesday Lenten soup supper, 6 p.m.; Ash Wednesday worship service, 6:45 p.m.
- First United Methodist Church: Service of Ashes, 7:30 p.m.
- Good Shepherd Lutheran: Soup supper, 6 p.m.; Lenten service, 7 p.m.
- Shrine of the Little Flower: Ash Wednesday Masses, 6:30 a.m., 8:30 a.m., noon and 7 p.m.
- St. Dennis Catholic Church: Ash Wednesday Masses, 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.
- St. Mary Catholic Church: Ash Wednesday Masses, 10 a.m. and noon at St. Mary; 7 p.m. at St. James
- St. John's Episcopal Church: Service of Ashes, 6:30 a.m., noon and 7:30 p.m.
- St. Paul's Lutheran: Midweek Lenten worship, 3:45 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Have we missed any services? Let us know, and we'll add the times and places.