Rev. Trey Harper of Eupora’s FUMC said fasting for the sake of denial is to miss the point … fasting is about transformation…for making room for God’s presence in our lives. Harper was the guest speaker at today’s Lenten Lunch at Eupora First United Methodist Church. Join us next week as the Lenten Lunch series continues at noon Wednesday at Eupora FUMC’s fellowship hall.
See this photo in the April 10, 2014 edition of The Webster Progress Times at http://websterprogresstimes.com/2014/04/10/lenten-lunch-3/
Jason Carson was the first speaker for this year’s Lenten Lunch. Carson spoke on the importance of PRAYER during the Lenten season at Eupora First UMC’s Lenten Lunch. He is discussing A-C-T-S of prayer.
See this photo in the March 20, 2014 edition of The Webster Progress Times at http://websterprogresstimes.com/2014/03/20/lenten-lunch/
It is a time to remember and reflect. It is celebrated all over the world, and today, people will remember the passion and the purpose of Jesus Christ as they participate in a variety of services for Ash Wednesday.
Rev. Trey Harper, pastor of Forrest First United Methodist Church in Forest, Miss. said, the Season of Lent is the time in which the church “slows down to prepare our hearts for the Passion of Christ and the Glories of Resurrection Sunday.” Harper said in Western Christianity, Ash Wednesday marks the first day, or the start of, the season of Lent, which begins 40 days prior to Easter, not including Sundays, because every Sunday is to be treated as a Celebration of the Resurrected Christ. Continue reading