MONTE VISTA — An Ash Wednesday service will be held at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church located at 3rd and Washington Streets in Monte Vista at noon on Feb. 17. The service of imposition of ashes will be conducted by Lay Pastoral Leader Diane Parker. In keeping with all COVID safety guidelines, the service will be brief with the contactless imposition of ashes. Each participant will be given a small bag of ashes that can be individually used at the appropriate time in the service. Attendees are asked to wear a mask and follow social distancing recommendations.