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Lenten Luncheon Series at St. Philip’s to host a variety of presentations
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Claudine Ramsey and Cathy McRorey portray Naomi and Ruth, two of the characters included in the Women of First United Methodist Church’s lighthearted “Women of the Bible Style Show,” to be presented March 22, at the second Lenten Luncheon at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church. The first program will be held Tuesday, March 15.
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The 2011 ecumenical Lenten Luncheon Series at St. Philip’s features a variety of themes presented by talented local presenters.

For the March 15 program, retired lawyer Richard Rudeloff will explain Christian symbols and the seven sacraments, using the St. Philip’s stained glass windows to illustrate his presentation.

The Women of First United Methodist Church will present “Women of the Bible Style Show: a Lighthearted Take on What Was” for the March 22 luncheon.

On March 29, St. Philip’s organist John L. Blackburn will discuss the Oxford Movement, a 19th century minor religious upheaval in the Anglican church which influenced how people in many different churches now worship and what they use for their worship.

Coastal Bend College President Dr. Thomas Baynum will examine several passages of Mark Twain’s historical and social comments in his recently published autobiography. Twain left instructions that this book should remain unpublished until 100 years after his death, April 21, 1910.

The Lenten Luncheon series, founded in 1970, is co-sponsored by St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, the Women of Faith Lutheran, First United Methodist Church and First Presbyterian Church, all in Beeville.

For each program, lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. until noon, with the presentation beginning by 12:05 and concluding by 1 p.m.

Reservations may be made by calling the church office, at 358-2730, no later than the Friday afternoon preceding each program, except for series reservation holders, who must sign up by Friday, March 11, and will be included on the lists for the succeeding luncheons.

The charge is $7 for a single event or $25 for the series.
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