Second Sunday in Lent

March 12, 2017 Repent, Rebirth, Reconcile, Rejoice, Redemption, Restore Scripture References: Genesis 12:1-4a (1-2) Now the Lord said to Abram, “Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will show you. I will make of you a great nation, and I will...

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First Sunday in Lent

March 5, 2017 Repent, Rebirth, Reconcile, Rejoice, Redemption, Restore Scripture References: Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7 (2:15-17; 3:6-7) The Lord God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to till it and keep it. And the Lord God commanded the man, “You may freely eat of every tree...

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Ash Wednesday

March 1, 2017 Repent, Rebirth, Reconcile, Rejoice, Redemption, Restore Scripture References: Joel 2:1-2, 12-17 (12-13) Yet even now, says the Lord, return to me with all your heart, with fasting, with weeping, and with mourning; rend your hearts and not your clothing. Return to the Lord, your God, for he...

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The Lenten Season

An Introduction Lent is the church season that walks us through the 40 days (excluding Sundays) before Easter. Beginning today, Ash Wednesday, these 40 days represent the 40 days Jesus spent in the wilderness, fasting and being tempted repeatedly by the devil. The Church calendar for year A, or year...

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