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Seasonal Resources – Lent

 

LENT

lentLent, the period of 40 days before Easter (excluding Sundays), begins on Ash Wednesday
and ends at sundown on Holy Saturday, the evening before Easter.

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GENERAL RESOURCES

Ash Wednesday at Home:  Fire and Ashes

http://www.buildfaith.org/2016/02/03/ash-wednesday-home-fire-ashes/

##Family Devotion for Ash Wednesday

http://www.umcdiscipleship.org/resources/family-devotion-for-ash-wednesday

##Making Ash Wednesday Accessible for Children

http://www.umcdiscipleship.org/resources/making-ash-wednesday-accessible-for-children

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 ##2016 Family Study for Lent

http://www.umcdiscipleship.org/resources/2016-family-study-for-lent

Celebrating Jesus Week

http://www.worshipingwithchildren.blogspot.com/2013/03/celebrating-jesus-week-lent-is.html

##Coins for Lent

http://www.umcdiscipleship.org/resources/coins-for-lent

Creating a Lenten Prayer Space at Home

http://www.buildfaith.org/2015/02/09/creating-lenten-prayer-space-home/

##Destination Easter!: Lenten Programs & Practices for Youth

by Hutson and Hershman   ISBN-13: 978-0687060023

##Family Lenten Offering

http://www.umcdiscipleship.org/resources/family-lenten-offering

Group Activities for Lent: Prayer Loom and Prayer Net

http://www.buildfaith.org/2016/02/08/group-activities-lent-prayer-loom-prayer-net/

Holy Week, The Cross and Children – How To Prepare

http://www.buildfaith.org/2011/04/15/experiencing-holy-week-with-children/

##How Can Your Family Prepare for Easter?

http://familyfaithcompanion.org/2012/02/16/how-can-your-family-prepare-for-easter/

Intentionally Celebrating Lent and Easter As A Family

http://www.passionatehomemaking.com/2012/02/intentionally-celebrating-lent-easter-as-a-family.html

##It’s Time for Fish Banks!

http://www.umcdiscipleship.org/resources/its-time-for-fish-banks

##Lent

https://umc-intergenerational-ministry.com/lent/

##Lent 101

http://www.upperroom.org/lent101

##Lent and Easter As a Season of Discipling

http://www.umcdiscipleship.org/resources/planning-for-lent-and-easter-as-season-of-discipling-2016

##Lent and Easter Resources

http://ministrywithchildren.com/2016/01/28/lent-and-easter-resources/

##Lent for Kids – Focusing on God’s Time

http://www.ctcumc.org/lentforkidsfocusingongodstime

Lent in a Bag

http://www.buildfaith.org/2013/02/08/lent-in-a-bag/

##Lenten Offering (from Pockets Magazine)

http://www.umcdiscipleship.org/resources/lenten-offering-from-pockets-magazine

##Lenten Prayer Calendar (from Pockets Magazine)

http://www.umcdiscipleship.org/resources/lenten-prayer-calendar-from-pockets-magazine

##Lenten Prayer Exercises (from Pockets Magazine)

http://www.umcdiscipleship.org/resources/lenten-prayer-exercises-from-pockets-magazine

##Live Lent

http://littlepeoplebigword.com/2014/02/11/live-lent/

 ##Observing Holy Week In the Home

http://www.umcdiscipleship.org/resources/observing-holy-week-in-the-home

##Picture Lent

http://lecfamily.org/lent

##Serving Christ Through Sharing With Others – Stewardship Nuggets for Families and Children

http://www.umcdiscipleship.org/resources/serving-christ-through-sharing-with-others

Storypath Lectionary Links for Lent

http://storypath.upsem.edu/tag/lent/

What’s In the Bible – How To Talk To Kids About Lent

http://whatsinthebible.com/how-to-talk-to-kids-about-lent/

40 DAYS OF…

40 Acts – Do Lent Generously

http://www.40acts.org.uk/

40 Days of Lent Ideas for Kids (and Parents)

http://www.plantingdandelions.com/40-days-of-lent-ideas-for-kids-and-parents/

40+ Easter Books for Kids – Read A Book A Day

http://serendipityandspice.com/40-days-childrens-easter-books-lent/#_a5y_p=1343226

40 Notes – 40 Days

40 notes-40 days

Create An Easter Box – Observe the 40 Days of Lent with Children

http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-an-Easter-Box-Observe-the-40-days-of-Lent-w/

MEDIA

## Chuck Knows Church – Lent

http://www.chuckknowschurch.com/archive/14lent

What’s in the Bible – Holy Week/Easter

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQ7Dc_w_Tl8

COMMERCIAL RESOURCES

2016 Children’s Lenten Prayer Calendar 10-19cents each – sold in packs of 50 – great resource for kids!

http://www.creativecommunications.com/Products/AOM/lent-2016-childrens-calendar.aspx?bCategory=CPCTR

##Lenten Resources for Children @ Cokesbury everything from devotional guides to curriculum here

https://www.cokesbury.com/forms/search.aspx?txtSearchQuery=lent%20children

 

 

 

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