Finding the holy in the midst of our ordinary routines is important every day. It’s particularly significant on Ash Wednesday, February 17, the day that starts the Easter journey in 2021.
This year some cherished Lenten traditions will continue and some others will change. Michigan Conference staff offer these safe and creative activities for churches, families, and individuals of all ages.
From the Bishop’s Office come these suggestions on how to minimize risk as persons participate in the Ash Wednesday rituals that mark the beginning of Lent 2021.
On Ash Wednesday pastors dip their thumbs into a bowl of ashes and draw a cross on worshipers’ foreheads. The practice is ancient. Learn why ashes connect people with God.
Ash Wednesday 2019 is March 6. It marks the beginning of Lent, a time for reflection and preparation for Easter.
“What are some ideas you have to make our fast day a feast day?” asks Abigail Parker Herrara, Young People’s Ministries.
Start this 40-day Lenten Season with these words of inspiration from Bishop David Bard.
In his blog, Monday Memo, the Rev. Jack Harnish looks at the contrast between self-reliance and God-dependence.
Lent begins on March 1st. Ten ways to make Ash Wednesday more than an ordinary day.
Ash Wednesday arrives in seven short weeks. Now’s the time to prepare for Lent.