Lenten Lunches are held at noon each Wednesday through Good Friday at Houston First United Methodist Church Family Life Center featuring a different guest speaker each week.
A light lunch is served at no charge, but donations are accepted for the Greater Houston Ministerial Alliance.
The public is invited to join the community services.
Local ministers slated to speak at future Lenten Lunches are:
Eric Davis, Houston First United Methodist Church
Sr. Pat Hinton, Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church
Bro. Steve Lampkin, South Charge United Methodist Churches
Bro. Don Locke, Houston Presbyterian Church
Bro. Randy Hays, Cornerstone Church
Good Friday service in the FUMC Sanctuary, Bro. Larry Patrick, lunch to follow in the Family Life Center
Lent is an observance of many Christian denominations and lasts for approximately six weeks leading up to Easter Sunday. Traditionally, Lent is a time of preparation for the believer expressed through repentance, prayer, penance self-denial and giving of alms to the less fortunate.