Darrel Colson gives a presentation on the founding of Wartburg College |

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and School will host various events highlighting the importance of Lent in the church.

President Darrel Colson of Wartburg College will give a historical presentation on the St. Paul members who brought Wartburg College to Waverly and its importance.

There is a fixed schedule starting at noon where there will be a Taizé prayer worship and intercession service in the chapel (if you have prayer requests, you can contact the church office on 352 -3850).

Then, dinner will be served from 5:00 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. for a voluntary offering while the Lenten family worship takes place at 5:30 p.m. in the sanctuary. This follows with the Centering Prayer at 5:45 p.m. in Anderson Chapel and the Holden Evening Prayer at 6:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary.

St. Paul’s 150th anniversary historical presentations will follow the 6:30 p.m. service in the sanctuary.

Dr. Colson is the current and 17th President of Wartburg College since 2009. As a graduate of a Bachelor of Arts from Louisiana State University, its foundation and growth was in the field of higher education.

All are invited to attend the various events of this week’s Lenten program at St. Paul’s. For more information on 150th Anniversary proceedings, please visit www.stpaulswaverly.org/150th-anniversary/.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and School is located in Waverly, Iowa and is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) in Northeastern Iowa Synod. It is a place where people of all ages and backgrounds can worship, learn and grow together in their faith. To learn more about St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and School, visit www.stpaulswaverly.org.

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