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Lent Begins
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Lent begins on Wednesday, March 1 and marks a 40-day period of fasting, repentance and self-examination before Easter. If you would like to read a short description of Lent, you can click here.

 

With Lent, Christians have fasted as a means to focus on God. Types of fasting can include giving up sweets, going out to eat or all things electronic and/or social media. For my wife and I, our standard Lent fast has normally been giving up Diet Cokes from Sonic or giving them up altogether. This year, we were challenged to not only give up something we like, but to add a spiritual practice as a family. Since moving to Oklahoma in May of 2015, we have had regular family prayer times outside around our fire pit. We have slacked off a bit recently and decided to start praying together again during Lent.  

 

As the staff was preparing for Lent, Ash Wednesday and Easter, I suggested that we create a simple order of prayer that could be used in all the Acts 2 homes during Lent. Everyone said yes, and so over the past month, we have been praying through a prayer guide that we want to invite each of you to use in your homes.

 

The guide has a short order of prayer for morning and for evening that everyone can help lead or participate in. All you need to do is print off copies for each person in your family, find your favorite spot and carve out 5 minutes to pray together. These 5 minutes could be around the breakfast or dinner table, before you drop the kids off at school, in the backyard or with everyone piled up on the couch. Whenever or wherever, let's prioritize a part of these next 40 days during Lent to pray together as a church family!

 

Download the Lenten Prayer Guide here.

 


WORSHIP TIMES
Friday Evening
 6:30 p.m. - One Church Worship

Sunday Morning
 9:15 a.m. - Worship at Acts 2
10:45 a.m. - Worship at Acts 2

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Edmond, OK 73012
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Phone: 405-359-2287

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