Lent—the 40 days leading up to Easter—is typically seen as a “darker” season of the church year. Repentance, fasting, discipline, confession, reminders of our mortality—some Christians may find these concepts rather morbid and even depressing. Can we skip this season and jump right into the excitement of Easter?
Mar 2011 UPC Times
How do you think about God when you have concentrated every part of your being in prayer, when you’ve asked again and again and in every way you know how, with all of the faith and humility and persistence available to you, and yet it seems that you do not get through?
For those of you who are unfamiliar with Winter Retreat, it’s a weekend that we in UMin really look forward to because it’s such a great community-builder.
Joo Han lived in the United States for seven years before he found meaningful community through UPC’s Global Friends Community.
Ryan Church and Lil Runnion reflect on the life and ministry of Connie Jacobsen.