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Lent is the time to discern your personal faith story. It is a time for reflection, repentence and renewal. Come rediscover yourself by walking the Way of Love with us this Lenten season. Enrich your prayer life and grow deeper in faith by participating in a St. C’s book group, workshop or retreat. Learn more about our Lenten programs ...
All onsite Lenten activities and programs have been suspended due to our church closure. Every effort will be made for groups to meet virtually when and where feasible. Check out these online offerings ...
WEDNESDAYS IN LENT: MAR. 4 - APR. 15, 10 AM OR 7-8 PM
Lenten Book Groups
Reflect on our experience of Lent, Holy Week and Easter while discussing the book "Receiving Jesus" by Bishop Marianne Budde. Join us Wednesdays via Zoom video conferencing ("phone-only" participation is also welcome). Contact David Griswold to request the Zoom link or phone-in information.
WEDNESDAYS IN LENT: APR. 1, 7-8 PM
Parenting the Way of Love: Book Study Group
Join us this Wednesday for our last discussion as we use Bishop Marianne Budde’s book “Receiving Jesus: The Way of Love” to explore what it means for us to "Parent the Way of Love.” Led by Amy Molina-Moore via Zoom video conferencing. Register by email and receive video conferencing instructions.
WEDNESDAYS IN LENT: MAR. 11 - APR. 15, 5 PM, ON FACEBOOK LIVE
Legos for Lent
Legos for Lent has gone online! This popular Lenten activity continues Wednesdays at 5 pm, April 1, 8 and 15 via Zoom video conferencing. Children ages 4-10 and their parents are invited to come hear Bible stories with Miss Katie and depict them in a Lego® creation. Contact Katie McGervey to receive Zoom video conferencing instructions.
Lenten Practices at Home
The Way of Love in Lent
Consider a daily Bible reading and reflection question to experience all of the seven practices during Lent. Some are easier than others to share with your children, but you can also feed your own spirit this Lent! Click here for your Way of Love Calendar in Lent.
Here are more Way of Love Lenten resources.
Giving up something for Lent?
Many of us have a practice of giving something up for Lent; chocolate, alcohol, social media. This Lent, in addition to your usual practice, St. C’s Environment Committee invites you to consider giving up something that could have global impact, as well as spiritual impact. Can you give up eating meat on one or more night a week? Can you give up single use plastics? Can you take on a practice of composting a meal or more a day? As is often the case, these small, personal Lenten practices can ultimately have big lasting impact this time not just for ourselves, but for all of Creation. We hope you will join us!
Here is a Lenten Creation Calendar from Interfaith Power & Light. Lent is a time when Christian communities pray, fast, and share as they listen more intently for God. Each day calls on us to take a different action and each of these actions will help to preserve God’s great gift of Creation.