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Season of Lent

Lent is a solemn religious observance that begins on Ash Wednesday and covers the nearly seven weeks (40 days, not counting Sundays) leading up to Easter. Lent is a time of preparation and reflection through prayer, self denial, and repentance

Meditations for Lent – Lenten Devotional
In these cautious times, we invite you to continue to journey through the season of Lent with us using Meditations for Lent as your guide. These weekly devotions have been thoughtfully and prayerfully written by our clergy and staff to foster a deeper understanding of this time of year. In addition to the meditations, there are daily readings. We encourage you to sit, pray, and reflect as we prepare our hearts for renewal in Christ Jesus. Booklets are available online through the link below and in the church office.

Click HERE to view the online PDF version.

Lenten Activities (cancelled until further notice)

FREE Wednesday Night Dinners
Wednesdays |Now – April 1 | 5:00- 5:45pm  |  The Wright Place
Join us for FREE dinners during the season of Lent. Invite a friend and stay for our Lenten Services starting at 6:00pm in the Main Sanctuary. Reservations are strongly encouraged so we can plan accordingly. RSVP  by calling (850-432-1434) or click HERE to register online.

Wednesday Night Lenten Services
Wednesdays | Now – April 1 | 6:00pm | Main Sanctuary
Each of these special 45 minute Lenten services feature a guest speaker from around the Alabama – West Florida Conference.

March 18: Dr. Robbins Sims, Retired Minister in the United Methodist Church cancelled
March 25: Jack Hinnen, Associate Pastor FUMC Dothan
April 1:  Brandon Bures, Associate Pastor FUMC Pensacola

Lent for Kids
Wednesdays | Now – April 1 | 6:00pm | Chapel
No Lent for Kids on March 18
Children (K-4th) will participate in a worship time geared just for them with an activity time to follow.

Lenten Prayer Room
Now – April 3 | Office Hours | Chapel
Come enjoy a space made for prayer and meditation including prayer stations and additional resources for self guided prayer that will change weekly.


Lenten Studies
(cancelled until further notice)

SUNDAY MORNINGS | 9:30-10:30am

Starting Week of March 1

Adult Bible
What Makes a Hero? The Death-Defying Ministry of Jesus, By: Matt Rawle
Perry Home, 2nd Floor, PH209

Disciple Fast Track
The Walk, By: Adam Hamilton
The Wright Place, 2nd Floor,WP205


Duell/Lipscomb
The Walk, By: Adam Hamilton
Lower Sanctuary, LS118

Home Improvement
The Grace of Les Miserables, By: Matt Rawle
Perry Home, PH201

Intergenerational
Simon Peter, By: Adam Hamilton
Wright Place, 2nd Floor, WP204

Soul Feast
Fear of the Other, By: Will Willimon
Wright Place, 2nd Floor, WP203

BIBLE STUDIES
Starting Week of March 1

Get Right on Mondays – Women’s Community Group
Finding I Am: How Jesus Fully Satisfies The Cry of Your Heart
Mondays | 5:45pm | Perry Home Parlor

Women at the Well
The Way, By: Adam Hamilton
Wednesdays | 10:30am | Perry Home Parlor

Mom’s Bible Study
Finding I Am: How Jesus Fully Satisfies The Cry of Your Heart
Thursdays | 9:30am | Education Building, E207

ONLINE
NEW – Virtual Lenten Bible Study
Pauses for Lent: 40 Words for 40 Days, By: Trevor Hudson
Starting Wednesday, February 26
Via Facebook Groups. Led By Donell Seager. Click HERE to view the group and join.

 

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