• Lenten Devotional – March 12, 2020

    March 12th Exodus 16:1-8; Colossians 1:15-23; Psalm 95 Dianne Russell  When I have stepped into darkness the adjustment is real. In my own experience out in the country where no streetlights shine, as I experience the darkness my instinct is to grab the flashlight. And yet, if I wait –often longer than...

  • Lenten Devotional – March 11, 2020

    March 11th Ezekiel 36:22-32; John 7:53-8:11; Psalm 128  I’ll give you a new heart, put a new spirit in you. I’ll remove the stone heart from your body and replace it with a heart that’s God-willed, not self-willed.  Ezekiel 36:24-28 “The Message” Translation  “When my own heart started to feel...

  • Lenten Devotional – March 10, 2020

    March 10th Mark Hindin Readings: Isaiah 65:17-25; Romans 4:6-13; Psalm 128  That great source of spiritual knowledge, Wikipedia, tells us that Isaiah may have toiled as a prophet for as long as 64 years. He wasn’t, however, one of the prophets who had a lot of opportunities to say “I told you...

  • Lenten Devotional – March 9, 2020

    March 9th Amanda Lindamood Readings: Numbers 21:4-9; Hebrews 3:1-6; Psalm 128  Make Room by Jonathan McReynolds I find space for what I treasure I make time for what I want I choose my priorities and Jesus you’re my number one. So, I will make room for you My will…you can...

  • Lenten Devotional – March 7, 2020

    March 7th Sarah Johnson Isaiah 51:4-8; Luke 7:1-10; Psalm 121  As I began reading the passage from Psalm 121 it immediately brought to my mind a song written from these verses- “Praise You in This Storm” by Casting Crowns- a staple of my early ‘00s youth group days. The chorus contains words...

  • Lenten Devotional – March 6, 2020

    March 6th Based on St. Ignatius Loyola’s Examen Prayer Micah 7:18-20; Romans 3:21-31; Psalm 121  I lift up my eyes to the hills— from where will my help come? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth.  Psalm 121:1-2  Take a deep breath and center yourself. Light...

  • Lenten Devotional – March 5, 2020

    March 5th Sarah Bagge Isaiah 51:1-3; 2 Timothy 1:3-7; Psalm 121  Isaiah asks his listeners to reflect on the “quarry from which you were dug” in the story of Sarah and Abraham. Sarah and Abraham didn’t get the child promised to them until very late in their lives. They spent years wondering...

  • Lenten Devotional – March 4, 2020

    Vanesa Browne Readings: Exodus 34:1-9; 27-28; Matthew 18:10-14; Psalm 32 Talking to God at All Times Talk therapy has been a regular part of my life for the past nine years. Every two weeks, I use my lunch hour to see my counselor. For those 50 minutes, I am completely...

  • Lenten Devotional – March 3, 2020

    Mary Virginia Abe Readings: Genesis 4:1-16; Hebrews 4:14-5:10; Psalm 32 Genesis 4 is the story of Cain and Abel. Both born after sin entered this world, the two brothers were probably told about the sin of their parents and how to avoid the penalty of sin. However, as these boys...