The followers of Jesus our now on that annual journey from Ash Wednesday toward Easter. Lent provides an opportunity to relate to God and others in new ways.
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.
Lent is a season of reflection and spiritual renewal. Here are some Lenten resources designed to guide groups, families, and individuals in preparation for Easter.
“I invite you, on the heels of General Conference, to observe a holy Lent,” says Michigan Bishop David Bard. His counsel, “slow down and dig deep” in this uncertain time.
News out of the 2019 General Conference caused pain and uncertainty for many. United Methodist congregations in Michigan offered information and pastoral care.
The Rev. Dwayne Bagley watched the livestream of the 2019 General Conference and ponders what’s next for the people called Methodist.
Ash Wednesday 2019 is March 6. It marks the beginning of Lent, a time for reflection and preparation for Easter.
March 6 is Ash Wednesday, a time to enter dark places of life to declutter and create space for miracles.
How much do you know about the themes and practices during the season of Lent?
After Parkland, this Florida pastor believes it’s time for righteous anger and redemptive action.