The church season of Lent, the 40 days leading to Easter, begins Wednesday with the observance of Ash Wednesday liturgy and the imposition of ashes.
Coventry Cross Episcopal Church in Minden is conducting a service at 11 a.m.
“Everyone is invited to participate in the service and receive the ashes,” Rev. Richard Snyder said.
The church is located at 1631 Esmeralda Place, across the street from the Carson Valley Inn. For more information, call 782-4161.
Other churches participating in the imposition of ashes include:
Carson Valley United Methodist Church, noon and 7 p.m. at 1375 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville. Information, 782-4600.
Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 12:10 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. at 3597 Sunridge Drive, Carson City. Information, 267-3200.
Shepherd of the Sierra, 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at 3680 Highway 395 South, Carson City. Information, 267-3680.
St. Gall Catholic Church, 7 a.m., 12:10 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. at 1343 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville. Information, 782-2852.
Trinity Lutheran Church 6:30 p.m. at 1480 Douglas Avenue, Gardnerville. Information, 782-8153.