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Ten ways to go deeper during Lent

Hands make cross for Lent

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.

Why a cross of ashes?

Worshipers with ashes on foreheads

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.

Get ready for your Lenten journey

Lenten Cross with heart

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.

A journey in ashes

Woman receiving ashes on her forehead.

“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.

Global headlines, local heartlines

Rev. Bob Hundley speaks to thos at the Prayer Vigil.

News out of the 2019 General Conference caused pain and uncertainty for many. United Methodist congregations in Michigan offered information and pastoral care.

District dialogue: now what?

Prayer flags march through the 2019 General Conference.

The Rev. Dwayne Bagley watched the livestream of the 2019 General Conference and ponders what’s next for the people called Methodist.

Social media resources for Lent

Ashes applied to a woman's forehead

Ash Wednesday 2019 is March 6. It marks the beginning of Lent, a time for reflection and preparation for Easter.

Growing in the dark during Lent

Green sprout growing from seed

March 6 is Ash Wednesday, a time to enter dark places of life to declutter and create space for miracles.

UM Lenten quiz

How much do you know about the themes and practices during the season of Lent? 

Time for shouting

After Parkland, this Florida pastor believes it’s time for righteous anger and redemptive action.