Episcopal Church offers Lenten resources, meditations

Posted Feb 10, 2012

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] 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.

– Good Friday Offering Lenten Education Series from the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem, offering-resources

– Carbon Fast: Beginning Ash Wednesday and throughout Lent, participants will receive a daily e-mail 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.

– “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 Office of Communication of the Episcopal Church, and the Evangelical Education Society.

– 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.

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

– Elder Abuse Awareness.

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