New Resources for Lent 2016

New Resources for Lent 2016


Lent is just around the corner!  Here are 3 studies in the Resource Library and 3 studies available for free download to consider as you plan for Lent 2016. Order Resource Library items online .

The God We Can Know

By Rob Fuquay. Explore what Jesus meant when he said "I Am... the Bread of Life; the Light of the World; the Good Shepherd; the True Vine; the Way, the Truth, and the Life; the Resurrection and the Life ."

God For Us: Rediscovering the Meaning of Lent and Easter

ed by Greg Pennoyer & Gregory Wolfe Lent is not about becoming lost in our brokenness, but about cleansing the palate so that we can taste life more fully.  Reflections from 7 leading spiritual writers serve as a guide in exploring the meaning of Lent.

Give Up Something Bad for Lent

By James W. Moore. Prepare to fully embrace the good news of Easter by giving up something we are better off not doing. Imagine giving up envy, jealousy, self-pity, apathy, procrastination, gossip, resentment, or negative thinking. With God's help rid your life not just for 40 days but forever of an act or habit that has the power to poison your soul. 

Gospel of Jesus’ Cross Revealed Today

A Lenten Study Guide prepared by the NYAC Board of Church & Society for Dr. James Cone’s book, The Cross and the Lynching Tree. The CBCS Study Guide provides discussion questions and reflections, prayers, hymns, and an introductory video of Dr. Cone himself speaking on the topic, taken from a sermon he gave at the 2012 General Conference. Download the Study Guide.

Imagine No Malaria Lent Toolkit

Give Up. Take Up. Lift Up. Look Up, a free toolkit to download. Includes study guide, worship elements, graphics and children’s resources including a sacrificial giving calendar for Lent. Download the Study Guide.

UMCOR Lent Devotional

A collection of 40 devotionals that share the life-changing ministries of the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR). Each devotional shares an aspect of UMCOR’s work that lays a foundation of relief and hope. Download the Study Guide.