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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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Lenten reflections for 2011


Giving Up Enemies for Lent Giving Up Enemies for Lent

by Dan Licardo
When we pray for those who wrong us, we transform ourselves and become clearer channels for God's power, through which we can promote peace with justice in the world.


The Need for Community: Lent 2011 The Need for Community: Lent 2011

by Rachael Barnett
I need a community. Mark needed a community. We can all agree that we are called into a community of faithful believers and encouraging challengers.


Giving Christ to everyoneGiving Christ to Everyone: Lent 2011

by David Webb
"Gather as much of it as each of you needs...." Exodus 16:16b (NRSV). For us to truly receive the love of God, we need to give Christ to everyone.


Rachel HarveyReconciling Ministries Lenten Devotional 2011

by Rachel Harvey
Every day I join my voice and feet with people who are singing new songs and dancing to new steps, knowing one day all of our gifts, love, and families will be included in the church.


UBL Prayer CalendarLenten Prayer Calendar from Latin American Biblical University

03/07/11An annual Lenten Prayer Calendar invites prayers for students at the Latin American Biblical University in San Jose, Costa Rica.


Hope Is HereSPSARV Lenten Study: Hope 2011

This year's SPSARV Lenten Study theme is "Hope for the Transformation from Addiction to Abundance."



Jerusalem Lent as a Journey

By Elliott Wright
Jesus is almost always on the road in the New Testament Gospels, first traveling around Galilee, preaching, healing, and teaching his disciples the lessons of faith.


Lenten reflections for 2010


Earnestine VarnadoJesus Has Risen! Easter Sunday 2010

by Earnestine Varnado
There is a time for everything and a season for every activity under the heavens. A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to uproot. (Ecclesiastes 3:1-2) And this is a season for Joy!


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