Category Archives: Lent

Lego Wailing Wall and Butterflies: A Lenten Prayer Experience

The Wailing Wall in Jerusalem is a special place where people come to pray and leave their prayers in the cracks of the stone wall. As Faith UMC’s Wednesday Night Faith Connection Kids learned about the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem, they created … Continue reading

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Liturgy of the Hours – An Ancient Spiritual Practice for Today’s Busy Lifestyle

“Evening, and morning, and at noon will I pray, and cry aloud; and he shall hear my voice.” -Psalm 55:17 Faith’s Lenten Vespers service included a representation of the ancient spiritual practice known as the Liturgy of the Hours. As disciples … Continue reading

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Burying the Alleluia: A Lenten Spiritual Practice

Faith’s worship and spiritual formation staff is introducing our congregation to the Lenten spiritual practice of Burying the Alleluia this Lent. While the practice of Burying the Alleluia might be new to Faith UMC, it is an ancient Christian tradition practiced … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday Jute Prayer Bracelets

“Then I turned to the Lord God, to seek an answer by prayer and supplication with fasting and sackcloth and ashes. I prayed to the Lord my God and made confession, saying, “Ah, Lord, great and awesome God, keeping covenant and steadfast love … Continue reading

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Easter Devotion 2014: The Light of Christ

Faith UMC Easter Devotion April 20 2014   The Light of Christ Written by Pastors Steve & Cara Stultz Costello Scripture:  John 1:5 and 14—”The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not overcome it…and the Word became flesh … Continue reading

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Lent Devotions 2014: On The Road With Jesus

Faith UMC Lenten Devotions April 13 2014   On The Road With Jesus  Written by Faith’ UMC’s Faith Kitchen Ministry Group Scripture:  1 John 3:16-18 We know love by this, that he laid down his life for us–and we ought to … Continue reading

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Lent Devotions 2014: God, Why Don’t You Do Something

Faith UMC Lenten Devotions April 6 2014  God, Why Don’t You Do Something? Written by Faith’ UMC’s 2014 Women’s Retreat Group Scripture:  Matthew 25:37-40  “Then the righteous will answer him, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, … Continue reading

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