Get Ready for Lent!
Well, what is Lent?
Lent (Latin: Quadragesima – English: Fortieth) is a solemn religious observance in the liturgical calendar beginning on Ash Wednesday through Easter Sunday.
The traditional purpose of Lent is the preparation of the believers connect to God. So, to help you with your preparation, we have a little something for you…
PAUSES FOR LENT: 40 Words for 40 Days
By Trevor Hudson
Sometimes a pause is good for the soul. It gives us the chance to regroup, reflect, and refocus on God. In Pauses for Lent, Trevor Hudson offers a beautifully minimalist book in which he focuses on one word for each day of Lent. You are invited to pause, focus on the word, read a and a brief meditation related to the word, and then offer a prayer. Pausing in this way will help you carve out time for God and refresh your spirit even in the midst of a busy life. You may find yourself sensing God’s presence in a new way and discovering that God wants to meet you in the midst of your life as it is, muddles and all.
Mike and Barney’s will be offering a Monday afternoon (2:00pm) and a Wednesday evening (7:45pm) study group during lent 2016. If you would like a copy of Pauses for Lent, please put your name on the sheet up the back of the church and we will order one for you. Pauses for Lent will cost $15.
Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, February 10, 2016 and the study groups will commence the following week.