Lent: A Season of Returning
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This beautiful 20 page booklet written by Ruth Haley Barton is designed to help congregations, small groups, spiritual friends, and individuals walk through the Lenten season together. A perfect tool to introduce people to the practice of following the lectionary through the seasons of the Church year.
|Includes reflections on Lenten disciplines:||Also includes:|
|Ash Wednesday: Crossing the Threshold into Lent||Compelling introduction to Lent as a season of transformation, including guidance for using the lectionary.|
|Week 1 Solitude: Fashioning Our Own Wilderness||Guided meditations on each week of Lent.|
|Week 2 Self-Denial: Setting our Minds on Things Above||Questions for groups or individuals.|
|Week 3 Repentance: Cleaning Our Messy House||Room to journal your prayers or responses|
|Week 4 Confession: Coming Home to God||
|Week 5 Suffering: Dying That We Might Live|
|Week 6 Holy Week: An Invitation to Walk With Christ|
See a sample here.
We also have resources for Holy Week. Learn more about our Stations of the Cross Prayer Guide and view all our Lent resources exclusively available in our online store.
Ruth Haley Barton (Doctor of Divinity, Northern Seminary) is founder of the Transforming Center. A teacher, spiritual director, and retreat leader, she is the author of numerous books and resources on the spiritual life including Life Together in Christ, Pursuing God’s Will Together, Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership, Sacred Rhythms, and Invitation to Solitude and Silence.