Lenten Thoughts

I was not raised in a church tradition that observed Lent. Our small congregation of a fundamentalist sect of the Christian faith in a small town had banned all reference to what its founders considered ‘papist’, including any mention of saints, crucifixes, and church seasons except for Christmas and Easter. The reasoning behind such proscriptions … READ MORE…

What Lent means to me: A song

Every liturgical season is a reminder that many newcomers here at St. Paul’s come from other traditions,  and may not be familiar with the various seasons of the Episcopal church calendar.  This year, we’re asking members of the community, from “old hands” to recent arrivals,  to answer the question,  “what does Lent mean to me?”  We’ll … READ MORE…

What Lent means to me: Grounding, Listening, Detaching

Every liturgical season is a reminder that many newcomers here at St. Paul’s come from other traditions,  and may not be familiar with the various seasons of the Episcopal church calendar.  This year, we’re asking members of the community, from “old hands” to recent arrivals,  to answer the question,  “what does Lent mean to me?”  We’ll … READ MORE…

What Lent Means to Me: a new series

Every liturgical season is a reminder that many newcomers here at St. Paul’s come from other traditions,  and may not be familiar with the various seasons of the Episcopal church calendar.  This year, we’re asking members of the community, from “old hands” to recent arrivals,  to answer the question,  “what does Lent mean to me?”  We’ll … READ MORE…

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