Lent is a season that invites us to refocus our hearts and be more intentional in our spiritual journey. One of our Lenten traditions is our “self-published” devotional—a beautiful compilation of personal stories or testimonials of God at work in our lives, created by our church family. The devotional is delivered to your email inbox each day of Lent, beginning this year on March 6, with hard copies available in the Church Office upon request.
We invite the people of Gary and Winfield Churches— children, students, and adults—to be part of the 2018 Lenten E-devotional by submitting an original reflection that includes the following:
Title: a title summarizing the theme of the message
Scripture: the scripture passage Message Content: a 3-5 paragraph message (personal experience, story of seeing God at work in the world, reflection on the passage’s importance to you, etc.)
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Prayer: a prayer focus for the day
Action: an action step based on the message
Contributor: your name
Themes you might consider include forgiveness, compassion, prayer, presence, dedication, repentance, or our "Becoming Family" theme. We welcome returning and new contributors of all ages and at all stages of their faith journeys.
To contribute, please complete this form by February 5. All devotionals should be submitted to Kim Austin at by February 15.