Lent begins on February 26th, 2020. Borrow your small group and churchwide studies, worship plans, and movies for all ages from the NC Conference Media Center. Small Group DVD Studies Two new offerings for 2020 are The Grace of Les Miserables by Matt Rawle and The Passion Play: Living the Story of Christ’s Last Days… Continue Reading→
Lent begins on March 6th. Get your requests in now for your Lenten study, devotional, video, youth study, children’s curriculum, and activity programs. View all of our resources for Lent and Easter in the following pathfinders: Lent and Easter Videos for AdultsIncludes DVD studies, documentaries, and movies. Lent and Easter Books for AdultsIncludes book studies,… Continue Reading→
Today, we celebrate Mardi Gras and Fat Tuesday, and yet, we are mindful that tomorrow, Ash Wednesday, ushers in Lent.
Now that you’ve got your Lenten study, consider adding in some special activities or movie events to provide additional opportunities to observe Lent or reach out to your community with the Easter message. The NC Conference Media Center has activity programs, craft ideas, animated movies, and documentaries to enhance your Lenten season. Request These Resources… Continue Reading→
Lent begins on February 14th. Get your requests in now for your Lenten study, devotional, video, youth study, children’s curriculum, and activity programs. View all of our resources for Lent and Easter in the following pathfinders: Lent and Easter Videos for Adults Includes DVD studies, documentaries, and movies. Lent and Easter Books for Adults Includes… Continue Reading→
As we approach Ash Wednesday, we ponder the ways we have not been faithful to God and we enter into the 40 days of Lent with deeper prayer and reflection so we can move closer to God.
These United Methodist-related organizations have published Lenten studies online that can be downloaded and reproduced for free. The NC Conference Media Center recommends taking a look at these studies to share with your group or congregation. Resisting Racism The General Commission on Religion and Race offers this Lenten study on resisting racism. With options for… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward describes Mardi Gras as a time to give thanks to God for all that has been given to us and then to lay down the decorations and bow before the Lord as we enter Lent.
Bishop Ward reflects on the unfolding tension in days leading to the Easter story and reminds us conflict transformation is possible. To learn more about Just Peace and “Leading in Anxious Times” visit: http://justpeaceumc.org/.