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Lent Resources: North American Anglican and Lutheran leaders offer ecumenical reflections

Leaders of the Anglican, Episcopal and Lutheran Churches in the US and Canada have prepared a series of reflections for the Lent season.

01 February 2018

Lent Resources: Church of England studies “God’s Rescue Mission”

The Church of England is inviting Christians to #LiveLent with a six-week discipleship programme based on John’s Gospel. 

01 February 2018

Lent Resources: Anglican Board of Mission invites you to “Hear the Stories”

The world mission arm of the Anglican Church of Australia has produced a Lent study guide to help people explore the UN’s SDGs.

01 February 2018

Christians urged to take part in carbon fast during Lent

The chair of the Anglican Communion Environmental Network (ACEN), the Bishop of Swaziland, Ellinah Wamukoya, is inviting people to take part in a “carbon fast” during Lent – to examine their daily actions and reflect on how they impact the environment.

10 February 2017

Brazil's Christians given Lent environment focus

The Anglican Church in Brazil has teamed up with its national ecumenical partners to focus on the environment in the run-up to Easter. In his Lent message, Archbishop Francisco de Assis da Silva, says that members of the National Council of Christian Churches in Brazil had adopted Our Common Home: Our Responsibility as their theme for their Lent reflections.

11 February 2016

Too busy for Church on Ash Wednesday? Try Drive Thru

An Episcopal church in New Jersey is offering drivers who are too busy to go to church on Ash Wednesday an opportunity for prayer and the imposition of ashes without leaving their cars.

08 February 2016

Join Archbishop Welby's Ash Wednesday service - on Facebook

Anglicans around the world are being invited to join an Ash Wednesday service at Lambeth Palace next week – through the social media platform Facebook.

05 February 2016

Protect the environment with a candlelit dinner

Anglicans and other Christians are being challenged to take enjoy a candlelit dinner as part of a series of challenges for a “carbon fast” during Lent. The initiative comes from the Anglican Church of Southern Africa and is being supported by the Anglican Communion’s Environmental Network (ACEN).

25 January 2016

Plight of refugees is examined in Lent study course from Us

The plight of refugees and the global issue of migration is the focus of a Lent study course produced by the Anglican mission agency United Society (Us)

28 October 2015

Lent Madness 2015 - Which saint will win the Golden Halo?

For the sixth year running, people worldwide are gearing up for Lent Madness

04 February 2015