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Lent Begins February 14

Join us for the season of Lent!

February 14

Lent Begins with Ash Wednesday

7:00 p.m. Service

March 24

Palm Sunday

10:00 a.m. Service

March 28

Maundy Thursday

7:30 p.m. Service

March 29

Good Friday

March 31

Easter Sunday

10:00 a.m. Service

We encourage you to choose one practice from each category to commit to during the six week Lenten season.

External Fast Practice

  • At meals, take smaller portions of what you like and more of what you dislike.

  • Take smaller helpings of each item.

  • Eat and drink nothing between meals.

  • Use no sweeteners in food or drink.

  • Eliminate caffeine from your diet (as found in coffee, tea, soda, chocolate).

  • Reduce or eliminate the radio, T.V. or video games and instead read spiritually uplifting material (Scripture, Christian biographies, etc.).

  • Pray the daily prayers and attend Sunday Worship.

  • Keep a daily prayer journal of people you want to pray for.

Internal Fast Practices

  • Avoid unnecessary talking; instead pray silently.

  • Exercise patience in all things with everyone.

  • Don’t complain about anything.

  • Curb anger and go out of your way to be kind to those who anger you most.

  • Don’t concern yourself with another’s business.

  • Avoid gossip and add nothing if gossip creeps into conversations around you.

  • When asked to do something extra, do so with a joyful and pleasant attitude.

  • Speak in a pleasant tone to everyone…especially in your family.

  • Avoid using the telephone.

  • Tell the truth in all your dealings.

  • Avoid any vanity or calling attention to self.

Spiritual Change Practices

  • Practice humility in all your actions.

  • Be generous; help someone in need.

  • Look for opportunities to be helpful.

  • Do a job that needs to be done on your own.

  • Be courageous; walk away from impure situations.

  • Don’t be idle. Do something for others.

  • Go out of your way to help or talk to a person whom you find unusually difficult.


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