Liturgical year list of resources

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Lent: Penitence, Pilgrimage, Preparation

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Our resource engages your imagination as you explore Lenten practices and our Christian history. Intended for use by a group, this resource also includes Lenten practices, some of which can be taken up immediately and others that call for additional preparation.

Epiphany: Unfolding the Discovery

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Epiphany is a church festival celebrated on January 6. We also have epiphanies throughout our lives—sometimes suddenly, sometimes gradually—of how we understand the world, ourselves, and others. This resource looks at epiphany as both unfolding discovery and sudden illumination.

Pentecost, Prayer & Power

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This short program connects the disciples’ experience at Pentecost and the days leading up to it with three areas in which we can be a blessing to others through prayer and action: women’s health, violence against women and clearing the “red tape” that keeps people from being fully empowered.

Advent: A Season for All generations

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This two-part Advent program can be used by a group of any size. You’ll discuss various customs and explore the biblical figures of Advent (Zechariah and Elizabeth, Simeon and Anna, Joseph and Mary, and more). You might use it with your regular study group or as a special Advent Bible study group. Each part takes about 20 to 45 minutes and includes prayer, hymns, Scripture, narration, and discussion.

The Colors of Christmas: A Reflection on Preparing for Christmas

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Our celebrations are often sprinkled with seasonal traditions that bring us joy and remind us of times gone by or people who have graced our lives. Do you know where or when your traditions began and the meaning behind them? This resource takes a look at the some of the customs around Christmas.

Looking into the Mirror: A Lenten Reflection

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Lent is about looking into a metaphorical mirror, the kind we hold up to out souls. Use the Lenten season to refocus your faith life and realign your relationship with God through 40 days of reflection. The discussion questions work best in small groups, though this resource can also be used independently.