Ash Wednesday

Pastors, churches respond to Florida massacre

By Sam Hodges Feb. 15, 2018 |UMNS | Read the story at The Rev. Vance Rains had expected that his church’s Ash Wednesday evening service would be just like… Read more

Many receive a cross of ashes on their foreheads on Ash Wednesday, an ancient symbol of our humanity.

Why ashes? Connecting to who we are and who we can be

“Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return. Repent, and believe the gospel.” Many Eastern PA Conference churches will welcome worshippers for Ash Wednesday service Feb. 10—most… Read more

Alaska. Unalakleet Evangelical Covenant Church. Snow covered church and streets at mid winter.

What if you need to cancel Lent, or Easter?!

There are times when it is simply not safe to try to gather for worship, even if it is on Easter or one of these other Holy Days. But the choirs, the children, the praise band and countless others have worked hard for months preparing