What is Lent?

February 16, 2021 | Written by Jonathan Cleveland

So what exactly is Lent? How and why do we celebrate it? Check out these words from Jonathan:

These 40 days leading up to Easter are about preparation and anticipation of what God is going to do in our lives. Lent is not just a season of giving something up, but a season of focus, intentionality, and being open to the work of God in our lives.

Some ways to engage with us as you prepare your heart to enter into this season:

ASH WEDNESDAY SERVICE

Join us on February 17th from 6:30PM-8PM in the Student Center for a self-guided walk through service. This is something that all ages can participate in, and it will take around 20 minutes to complete. There will be no PRiSM programming and students are encouraged to participate. 

LENTEN EXPERIENCE GUIDE

This guide is intended to be a tool to help you engage with Christ daily in intentional ways throughout the season of Lent. They will be available at the Ash Wednesday service and on Sunday mornings, in the church office during the week, or you can find all of the content online.

We hope you’ll participate in this season with us!

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