Tag Archives: Lent

Ash Wednesday Heart Prayer Bracelets

It’s a simple piece of jute twine. Cut by the hands of eager children excited to serve as worship leaders for Faith’s Ash Wednesday service. A heart bead was added to remind us that we are called to enter the … Continue reading

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Experience Holy Week 2015

Holy Week is the last week of Lent commemorating the events of Jesus’ last week before His death and Resurrection. It is a week to remember Jesus in a special way. Beginning with Palm Sunday, we follow Jesus throughout the … 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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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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Lent Devotions 2014: A Childlike Curiosity

Faith UMC Lenten Devotions March 30, 2014 A Childlike Curiosity Written by Faith UMC’s Library Ministry Group Scripture:  “Jesus said, ‘Let the children come to me, and do not stop them, because the Kingdom of heaven belongs to such as … Continue reading

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