JOHN DAY - The Ministerial Association's annual Lenten lunch and worship series begins on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 22, at the United Methodist Church in John Day.
The simple bread and soup lunches continue on Wednesdays, moving to a different church each week during Lent.
The host church serves lunch at 11:30 a.m., followed by a worship service at 12:15 p.m.
The schedule after next week is:
Feb. 29 - Mt. Vernon Presbyterian Church.
March 7 - St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Canyon City.
March 14 - New Life Assembly of God, John Day.
Redeemer Lutheran Church, John Day.
John Day Church of the Nazarene, John Day.
The community is invited to attend the lunches.
A freewill offering will be welcomed, with gifts of canned food to go to various food pantries.