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Episcopal Church offers Lenten resources, meditations

February 10, 2012
The Public Affairs Office

Resources, meditations and study guides for experiencing a reflective Lenten season are available from the Episcopal Church.

Also on the Episcopal Church facebook page, an ongoing conversation focuses on Ash Wednesday/Lent.

The resources have been complied by the Mission Staff of the Episcopal Church.

- Seeking God’s Justice for All:  Exposing the Doctrine of Discovery Part Three:

- Elder Abuse Awareness:

- Carbon Fast: Beginning Ash Wednesday and throughout Lent, participants will receive a daily email with the day's suggested carbon-reducing activity.

- Lent 4.5: Christian Simplicity: a seven-week faith formation program

- Episcopal Relief & Development 2012 Lenten Meditations

- Good Friday Offering Lenten Education Series from the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem:

- “Claiming the Vision: Baptismal Identity in the Episcopal Church”: video resource produced as a collaborative effort of Bloy House (the Episcopal Theological School at Claremont), the Episcopal Church Center, and the Evangelical Education Society.  Here or

- World Council of Churches’ Ecumenical Water Network: a Lenten course titled "Seven Weeks for Water: The Blue Economy.”

- The Anglican Communion’s Bible in the Life of the Church: a five-week course for Lent 2012 titled "And It Was Good".

- Eco-Palms:  harvesters gather only quality palm fronds in a way that allows the plant to keep growing.

The Lenten Resources will be available throughout Lent and Easter.  Additional resources will be added throughout Lent. 



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Nancy Cox Davidge
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