“Pray Then in this Way…” Lent 2021

Opportunities for Lent 2021

When asked to teach his disciples to pray, Jesus said, “pray then in this way,” teaching them what we have come to know as the Lord’s prayer. It is a short prayer, and a prayer that summarizes the whole of the gospel. Our Lenten journey with the Lord’s prayer will give us the opportunity to learn from Jesus and to follow in the way of God. It is an invitation to learn, pray, and put our faith into action. Join us this season as we journey from the ashes of mourning to the cross, and from there to the empty tomb.

Sundays in Lent

Worship at 9:15am, streamed via Zoom and on our Facebook Page. (Bulletins can be found on the front page of our website)

Prayer in Action Adult Forum Series, 1:30pm via Zoom

  • 2/21 Psalms, Prayer, and Creation Care with Dr. Clint McCann
  • 2/28 Vaccine Presentation from STL County Dept. of Public Health
  • 3/07 RIP Medical Debt from Peace Lutheran, Washington MO
  • 3/14 Prayer and Protest with Pr. Jeff Lindgren
  • 3/21 Prayer and Advocacy with Missouri Faith Voices

Tuesdays in Lent

Prayer Practices Bible Study at 9am and 7pm, via Zoom

  • 2/23 Lectio/Lexio Divina
  • 3/02 Prayer Beads
  • 3/09 Viso Divina
  • 3/16 Labyrinth
  • 3/23 Morning Prayer (ELW)

Wednesdays in Lent

Lenten Evening Prayer, 7pm via Zoom
Starting Wednesday, February 24, we will hold virtual Lenten Evening Prayer services, in partnership with St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Clayton. Each of these Vespers services will include scripture, prayer, music, and a guided reflection.

Join us on Zoom
Meeting ID: 870 9234 9239
Passcode: 257147

Lent-in-a-Box kits

With the beginning of another liturgical season, we’ve got another take-home kit prepared for you. Boxes can be picked up at the church beginning on Ash Wednesday. If you need one delivered, contact Elizabeth Carr. Here’s a preview of whats included:

Adult Box

  • LCLC Devotional, booklet of 40 devotions compiled by Pr. Melissa
  • ELCA World Hunger Calendar Devotion
  • Lenten Schedule (similar to what is outlined in this email)
  • Hard copies of Lenten bulletins and readings
  • Guides to prayer practices you may wish to try in this season

For Kids and Families

  • Lord’s Prayer Sticker Booklet
  • Coloring pages and crayons
  • Cross Temporary Tattoo
  • Information about weekly faith formation videos
    (5 minute videos will be posted Sunday-Thursday. You can access those by visiting our Facebook page or by joining the Lord’s Prayer Lent Virtual Sunday School group on Facebook.)
  • Take-home sheets to accompany topics covered in the videos
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