Tag Archives: Lent

Lenten Tuesday at Noon: March 7

What’s it like to come to Mid-week Lenten Worship at Princeton UMC? The 30-minute services are Tuesdays from noon to 12:30 in the small chapel; entering by the ramp door. They continue every Tuesday through April 11 on the theme “Let … Continue reading

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Gifts of the Dark Wood: The Gift of Uncertainty.

Erik Skitch Matson — March 5, 2017 — 1 Corinthians 13:11-12 What is Lent? Lent was spoken of in the 2nd Century, but then established as Lent with the typical Ash Wednesday in the 6th century under Gregory the Great. … Continue reading

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Valentine Treats: yummy breakfast, young voices

This is the Sunday for another yummy breakfast, prepared by the United Methodist Men. We’ll hear how polio has almost been stamped out around the world. Another treat: the children’s choir will sing, directed by Tom Shelton. (Yes, these pictures … Continue reading

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Thursdays: Journaling through Lent

Betsy Arnold will lead a “Journaling through Lent” group on Thursdays, 11:30 to 12:30, in the conference room of the church. “Journaling is a very personal process and we will be exploring different ways to enjoy this spiritual practice,” she says.  “Please … Continue reading

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Pastor’s Pen: Leaning into Lent

From Rev. Catherine Williams: As I write this note Lent is on my mind. This is the time of the liturgical year I think of death and renewal. The dry, barren woods behind my home remind me that nature is … Continue reading

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Strong and courageous, strong and courageous, strong and courageous”

Scott Sherrill, the divinity student who just happens to be married to Deb Sherrill, PUMC’s office administrator, led the Midweek Lenten Gathering. To illustrate the topic “Change of Circumstances,” he chose the story of Joshua, who had to succeed Moses and … Continue reading

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Lenten Sacrifice? What to do?

On February 18 (Ash Wednesday), Lent begins. How to observe the 40 days before Easter? In this video, United Methodists talk about their choices — whether to give something up as a sacrifice, or add something to their devotional life. See … Continue reading

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Rethink Church: for Lent — a photo a day

The website Rethink Church offers an unusual way to observe Lent: take a picture a day for that day’s theme (listed above). and post them on Facebook, as quoted here: As we journey through this season of Lent, some will choose to give up … Continue reading

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The Landscape of Lent: Wilderness

God’s Word shows us that even life’s barren and hostile wilderness cannot separate us from God’s love and the destiny God has for us. That’s what ZhiHui Poh preached on March 9 in a Lenten sermon at Princeton United Methodist … Continue reading

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The Landscape of Lent: Wind

Some of God’s best work happens in the midst of chaos and ambiguity, said Catherine Williams in her sermon at Princeton United Methodist Church on Sunday, March 16, 2014. The theme was “Wind,” and it was part of a Lenten … Continue reading

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