First Week of Lent // #RethinkLent #RethinkChurch

The other day I shared with you some reflections on Lent. Though I discussed some of the ideas around the season, which are highlighted in the¬†Book of Alternative Services prayer, we didn’t discuss many options for Lenten commitments. Now, this morning (Ash Wednesday), around 8am, I received a text message: What should I give upContinue reading “First Week of Lent // #RethinkLent #RethinkChurch”

The First Week of Lent // Inconvenience and Experiment

This week, on Ash Wednesday, I will begin, along with the wider church, a new season of Lent. A season, as the Book of Alternative Services puts it, of “self-examination, penitence, prayer, fasting, and almsgiving.” The Ash Wednesday service is a meaningful one, as the Celebrant calls us to reflect and begin to prepare ourContinue reading “The First Week of Lent // Inconvenience and Experiment”