Lent 2023

A Lent reflection from the Vice-President of the Conference Barbara Easton

Please note: this reflection was written and recorded before the Russian invasion of Ukraine

A prayer for the start of Lent: 

Lord, as we enter Lent help us to draw near to you in praise, stripping away all that distracts us from worship. Amen

Taken from Prayers for Lent and Easter (methodist.org.uk)

How are the Circuit marking Lent?

You can join in with our weekly activity “Making a Lenten Cross from suffering to glory” 

Using a bare wooden cross to which different items are added each Sunday during lent. On Easter Sunday the items are removed one by one and then the cross is covered with flowers.

You can also show your love this Lent by supporting our appeals for: