Wednesday, 1 March 2017

Ash Wednesday

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Today is Ash Wednesday and the start of Lent, Often people think of giving something up for Lent but I want to encourage you to take something positive on instead.
You could sign up to Stewardship's 40 acts, encouraging generosity through Lent here.
You could follow Christian Aid's Count Your Blessings which you can download here.
The Archbishop of Canterbury has written his own Lent book this year called 'Dethroning Mammon'
or you could read the BRF Lent Book The Living Cross by Amy Boucher Pye.
Or you could use the season of lent to review your spiritual disciplines and explore fasting, praying and giving. This year the Bishop's Lent Appeal is towards educational books for our link Diocese of Kiteto in Tanznaia, find out more and give here.