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Lenten Evening Program

The 2018 Lenten Program will begin on Ash Wednesday, February 14 and run through the next Five Wednesday evenings through March 21, 2018.  Our Programs are Open to ALL Visitors.  There is no cost. 

Lent 2018 Program will explore: "How a Devout Muslim became a Devout Christian."      

 We will explore the erroneous beliefs that Muslims have about Christianity as well as the standard arguments Muslims frequently use to refute the validity of Christianity.  Arguments like:

-- Jesus never Claimed to be God, never said: "I am God"

-- God is immortal, so why would God need a  "Son"?

-- Jesus did not really "die" on the Cross [he only swooned or was substituted for another]

-- The Quran is the only "uncorrupted, perfect" book [the Bible is merely a corrupted "copy of copies, with many changes, additions, deletions, and completely different translations]

-- Islam is a religion of Peace, Mohammad only fought "defensive" battles & the 'violent' verses in the Quran refer to specific, defensive contexts

-- The "Trinity" is thinly veiled Polytheism

-- How can one person atone for another's sins?

-- The "Quran" is the only divinely written work, its elegance cannot be recreated. This is further supported by its:

Fulfilled Prophecies; the Mathematical Patterns;  the (advanced) Scientific Truths contained within, and its perfect textual preservation.

We will explore these debatable beliefs that Muslims frequently use to refute the validity of Christianity.



  • The Service of Evening Prayer begins at 5:45 pm
  • The Pot Luck Supper begins at 6 pm [please bring a dish to share]
  • The Program begins at 6:30 pm and last for one hour