Posts Categorized: Lent

2021 Resources for Lent

Tread Lightly for Lent The Presbyterian Hunger Program strives to walk with people in moving towards sustainable choices that restore and protect all of God’s children and creation. However, some of our collective choices have led to a changing global climate, which translates to warmer temperatures, rising sea-levels, and severe storms, just to name a… Read more »

2018 Tread Lightly for Lent and Eco-Palm Orders Open

Daily Reflection-Action calendar for Lent   In Lent, we reflect on Christ’s ministry, death, and resurrection. We slow down, take time, and examine our internal spiritual lives and the way we live out our Christian faith in the world around. This Lenten calendar begins with ways to prepare ourselves for the Lent and Easter season… Read more »

Tread Lightly for Lent 2015 calendar now available!

This daily calendar is a quick and easy way to stay mindful of all God’s creation throughout the season of Lent. As we slow down, reflect, take on spiritual disciplines, and give up distractions during the season of Lent, what parts of God’s creation call our attention, remind us of God, or invite us to… Read more »

Palm Sunday, Holy Week and Caring for all God’s Earth

Presbyterians across the country are entering this Holy Week journey mindful of Christ’s walk and aware of our connections with God’s whole creation. In this evocative time, how do we listen to and with the earth? How do palm branches, the stones on the path, the groaning of creation participate with us in this time… Read more »

How Is Your Lent So Far?

So far for me this Lent, I am finding it a spiritual practice in and of itself to learn of, and pay attention to, all the many wonderful Lenten resources out there this year. It seems to be a growing movement to connect our inward spiritual disciplines to the broader world that God created and… Read more »

Village Presbyterian Lenten Water Campaign

This week Village Church’s Environmental Action Committee launched its Stop Using Bottled Water during Lent campaign.  Following the example of campaigns by the Green Team at Platt Woods UMC in 2012 and by the Earth Shepherds at Second Presbyterian Church in 2013, EAC has placed signs at Drinking Fountains and at Lavatories around the church… Read more »

Tread Lightly for Lent 2013 daily calendar available on-line

The 2013 daily calendar “Tread Lightly for Lent” is now available for download. Click here to learn more. Individuals and congregations alike are invited to use this resource as a daily reminder that drawing close to God and caring for God’s earth go hand in hand. May your Lenten season be blessed!

Continue to Tread Lightly

As we continue to celebrate Easter and feel the hope and joy of Christ’s resurrection, let us continue on our journey that started as Treading Lightly for Lent. The last action on the “Tread Lightly for Lent” calendar read: “Contemplate…

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Tread Lightly for Lent April 23

Action for April 23: Contemplate the environmental lifestyle changes that you have made throughout Lent, and make a plan to integrate these into your life in the long term. Share about your journey with friends and family. Take part in…

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Tread Lightly for Lent April 22

Action for April 22: Compost food scraps and use them for gardening rather than sending them to the landfill. Learn more about composting. Take part in “Tread Lightly for Lent” this Lenten season. Learn about eco-justice and take action to…

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