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Lent and Easter

A gathering of features and other resources centered on the Lenten season. Lent, which begins on Ash Wednesday, is a period of 40 days, not including Sundays, that precede Easter.


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Charissa B. Shawcross is a Church and Community Worker serving as Director of Community and Health Services for the Joy-Southfield Health Clinic and the NOAH Project in DetroitHoly Saturday 2010

by Charissa B. Shawcross
We wait. We pray. We believe in the promise of a life lived for Christ is a life well lived. 


Governor Mays serves as pastor of the Ogden Friendship House United Methodist Church and Executive Director of the Ogden Friendship House Distribution Center in OgdenFollowing from Afar: Good Friday 2010

by Governor Mays
As Easter draws nearer, how closely do we follow Jesus?
Audio is available.  Listen to Governor's podcast (6:36, 128 kbps, 6185K)


Bread and wine are prepared for communionMaundy Thursday 2010: Sacred Moments with God

by Steve Claris
Henry, a native Choctaw and a lifelong Christian, worries that people seem to be forgetting their heritage - the constant gratitude to the Creator which is key to spirituality.


The labyrinth is a symbol and an aid for comtemplation.Fourth Sunday in Lent: A New Creation

by Steve Copley
"...Even though we once knew Christ from a human point, we know him no longer in that way--so, if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation: everything has become new!"
(2 Corinthians 5:16-21)


Kim TorresThird Sunday in Lent: My Brothers and Sisters

by ´╗┐Kim King Torres
"The LORD is good to all; he has compassion on all he has made." Psalm 145:9


The loaves and fishes of Mark 6:37: Give Ye Them to EatPrayer Calendar: Give Ye Them to Eat

Global Ministries missionaries Terry and Muriel Henderson ask you to pray for the people in this program; GYTTE works with marginalized people and communities in Mexico.  (PDF; 4 pp, 932K) PDF: Portable Document File


Universidad Bíblica Latinoamericana/The Latin American Biblical UniversityPrayer Calendar: Latin American Biblical University

The staff, professors, and students of the center for Latin American Theological studies ask for your daily prayers during this Lenten season. (PDF; 4 pp, 770K) PDF: Portable Document File


Off site Resources


More Global Ministries Resources

Free Holy Week Clipart, Global Ministries
Lenten/Easter Archives, Global Ministries


Caretakers of God's Creation Second Sunday of Lent: February 28, 2010

by Rev. Pat. Watkins
Lent is a time for all of us to examine our willingness to be disciples of Jesus Christ. For several years I have been willing for God to use my discipleship in ways that contribute to the healing of God's creation.


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