Lent is the 40-day period (excluding Sundays) that begins on Ash Wednesday and ends on Holy Saturday. Traditionally it is a season of reflection and preparation for Easter, and it commemorates Jesus’ 40 days of fasting in the desert.

Worship Ideas

Called to Be the Church: Five Sundays of Lent (318.26 KB): These worship resources invite congregants to engage in Lenten practices that will guide them in sharing their gifts with the wider community. Written by Moderator Richard Bott.
Gathering Lectionary for Lent/Easter, March 2‒May 29, 2022 (502.79 KB): Suggested readings, hymns, worship spark, children's time idea, sermon starter, etc.
Lenten Lament: Seeking Right Relations (33.19 KB): For the 150th year of Confederation, an invitation to acknowledge the damage done to the First Peoples of this land and seek reconciliation in worship and through next steps. From Gathering, Lent/Easter 2017.
Loving Our Neighbours: Worship for Five Sundays of Lent (639.4 KB): Explore 5 new Lenten practices to help the congregation grow in faith. From the CtBtC: CGP.