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A Journey Through Lent: Leader Resources

A Journey Through Lent: Leader Resources

SPRING OVERVIEW: Lent, the season where the Church traditionally prepares for Easter, has been celebrated by Christians around the world for centuries. Many people, if they celebrate Lent at all, use it primarily as a time to give up some less-than-healthy habit. But the season includes so much more! This…

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A Journey Through Lent: Week Six

A Journey Through Lent: Week Six

Rose: something positive that happened this last week? Thorn: something challenging that happened this week? Bud: something you are looking forward to? Read John 18:1-27 1. What do we see about who God is from this passage? (think character, attributes, etc…) 2. What do we see that God has done,…

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A Journey Through Lent: Week Five

A Journey Through Lent: Week Five

Rose: something positive that happened this last week? Thorn: something challenging that happened this week? Bud: something you are looking forward to? Read John 17:1-26 1. What do we see about who God is from this passage? (think character, attributes, etc…) 2. What do we see that God has done,…

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A Journey Through Lent: Week Four

A Journey Through Lent: Week Four

Rose: something positive that happened this last week? Thorn: something challenging that happened this week? Bud: something you are looking forward to? Read John 16:16-33 1. Consider the experience of the disciples? What do you think it would be like hearing and experiencing this preparation from Jesus? 2. What’s your…

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A Journey Through Lent: Week Three

A Journey Through Lent: Week Three

Rose: something positive that happened this last week? Thorn: something challenging that happened this week? Bud: something you are looking forward to? Read John 15:18-16:15 1. What do we see about who God is from this passage? (think character, attributes, etc…) 2. What do we see that God has done,…

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A Journey Through Lent: Week Two

A Journey Through Lent: Week Two

Rose: something positive that happened this last week? Thorn: something challenging that happened this week? Bud: something you are looking forward to? Read John 15:1-17 1. Read Galatians 5:22-23. Examine your own life, what actual fruit are you bearing or not bearing (love, hate, joy, anxiety, self control, out of…

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A Journey Through Lent: Week One

A Journey Through Lent: Week One

Rose: something positive that happened this last week? Thorn: something challenging that happened this week? Bud: something you are looking forward to? Read John 14:15-31 What do we see about who God is from this passage? (think character, attributes, etc…) What do we see that God has done, is doing…

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A Journey Through Lent: Week Zero

A Journey Through Lent: Week Zero

1. What did your church tradition teach you about Lent? What are your feelings about Lent? 2. Think of a time you felt the need to renew your spiritual life. How did you handle it? 3. Reflect on Mark 1:15. What does the Lenten theme of repentance presume about our…

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Lenten Prayer & Bible Reading Guide

Lenten Prayer & Bible Reading Guide

Pray The Lord’s Prayer Our Father in heaven, Hallowed be your name Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive our debts as we also have forgiven our debtors Lead us not into temptation, but…

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Spring 2024 Missional Community Calendar

Spring 2024 Missional Community Calendar

Emphasis: Being With Jesus: A Journey Through Lent Week of: 1/7-1/14:  Off 1/14-1/20:  Off 1/21-1/27:  Off 1/28-2/3:  Family Gathering (1/28) 2/4-2/10:  Calendar Planning/What is Lent? 2/11-2/17:  Week 1 – Super Bowl Sunday (2/11), Ash Wednesday (2/14), Valentines Day (2/14) 2/18-2/24:  Week 2 2/25-3/2:  Week 3 3/3-3/9:  Week 4 3/10-3/16: Week…

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