Church auction features art, music related to Lent, grief

Church auction features art, music related to Lent, grief

The Trinity United Methodist Church sharing garden sits at the corner of 6th St. and Ferry St. in downtown Lafayette.

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — An auction at Trinity United Methodist Church Sunday will characteristic will characteristic Lafayette space artists and musicians focusing on the elements of Lent.

TUMC will host the charity artwork auction and Lenten concert at 3 p.m. Sunday in Trinity’s Sanctuary, at the corner of North & 6th streets in downtown Lafayette.

According to a release from TUMC, the live performance will function artists and musicians with area ties to Lafayette. The topic for the function is “Lent: A Journey from Grief to That means.”

This topic will check out Lent via the five stages of grief as explained by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, a Swiss-American psychiatrist, in her 1969 guide “On Demise and Dying.”

“I’m so thrilled to be equipped to share the excellent artwork established by some extremely gifted artists that is inspired by the five stages of grief,” Dr. Dan Peo, director of tunes & worship arts explained in the release. “Grief is a uniquely universal human experience, and this celebration will permit visitors to experience it in representations of each visual artwork, audio, and discussion.”

The steeple of Trinity United Methodist Church in Lafayette

The artists collaborating in the art auction will be contributing at least 30{99d7ae7a5c00217be62b3db137681dcc1ccd464bfc98e9018458a9e2362afbc0} of their art product sales to Relatives Assure of Higher Lafayette, a not-for-profit firm that “provides shelter, food items, transportation, and scenario management products and services to households that qualify for our plan,” in accordance to its website.

“Family Promise was drastically impacted by the COVID pandemic,” Rev. Tracey Leslie, senior pastor of Trinity United Methodist Church and vice president of Family Promise’s board of administrators, claimed in the release. “For wellbeing and protection, people have been routinely essential to quarantine in a lodge before relocating into the shelter.

“Our volunteers had been limited in the aid they had been in a position to deliver, resulting in elevated expense for food, staffing, and other assist. It is Trinity’s hope that our local community will answer with generosity to support Relatives Assure and the difference they are producing in the lives of homeless families in our space.”

Rev. Tracey Leslie, a pastor of Trinity United Methodist Church in Lafayette. Leslie is the church's first female senior pastor.

To understand a lot more about future situations happening at TUMC, pay a visit to its website at Future situations contain in-human being and on the web worship solutions for Very good Friday on April 15, as very well as various worship providers and a continental breakfast concerning providers on Easter Sunday.

Margaret Christopherson is a reporter for the Journal & Courier. E-mail her at [email protected] and comply with her on Twitter @MargaretJC2.