Lent, which begins on February 26 this year, 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" e-devotional, created by and for our church family. The devotional is delivered to your email inbox each day of Lent, 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 2020 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 written message (personal experience, story of seeing God at work in the world, reflection on the passage’s importance to you, etc.)
An original piece of art (
Prayer: a prayer focus for the day
Action: an action step based on the message
Contributor: your name
In keeping with our "Sharing the Story" theme, this is a great opportunity to share an aspect of your faith story: how you got involved in a particular mission, someone who has greatly impacted you, a way you have seen God at work in or through a particular ministry or in daily life, etc. Other themes you might consider include
To contribute, please complete this form by Sunday, January 26. All devotionals should be submitted to Kim Austin at by February 5.