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.
by Charissa B. Shawcross
We wait. We pray. We believe in the promise of a life lived for Christ is a life well lived.
by Governor Mays
As Easter draws nearer, how closely do we follow Jesus?
Listen to Governor's podcast (6:36, 128 kbps, 6185K)
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.
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)
by Kim King Torres
"The LORD is good to all; he has compassion on all he has made." Psalm 145:9
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)
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)
Off site Resources
- Lenten Study Resources, Upper Room
- Lent and Easter Resources, General Board of Discipleship
- Lenten/Easter Page, www.umc.org
More Global Ministries Resources
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.