Let Lent Begin

Home » News » Let Lent Begin
40_acts

So we're nearly half way through the first day of Lent. You may have decided to give up something for the weeks leading up to Easter. You may have decided to do nothing. You could still undertake this challenge; '40 Acts'. This is what the 40 Acts website tells us:

"40acts is the generosity challenge for Lent, created by UK Christian charity, 'Stewardship'. For seven years, 40acts has asked a question: what if Lent could be about more than just giving stuff up? What if it could be a time of radical generosity as well as spiritual discipline?"

For each day of Lent, except Sundays, you are challenged to do something generous for someone else. You do not need to join up to do the daily generosity challenge; I found the first one on 'facebook' this morning. However, if you do you will see that many resources become available to assist you with your challenge.

The website goes on to say "Over the years, 40acts has become a movement of over 100,000 people on a mission to impact their communities with generosity — during Lent and beyond."

Why not impact your community with generosity over Lent?

You may also be interested in

whale
Kevin Pellatt: Wed 08 Aug 9:39pm

Jonah is not about the whale. But try and ignore it; the elephant in the room so to speak. We had two days to ponder Jonah in the art workshops at Middleton in July as a follow on from Bible month which had run on the theme of Jonah in June. Faith, forgiveness and racism all meaty themes, but the whale (or big fish) kept surfacing and splashing about as we tried working with willow, clay and...

steep_path
Kevin Pellatt: Wed 08 Aug 9:01pm

The Summerfest is underway at the Scargill Movement in Wharfedale. This year they are looking at the Apostle Peter of whom many tales are told in the New Testament and he himself is generally accredited with writing one of the letters. The 'Across in the Woods' team were invited to run an afternoon session, we were 'up against' the water slide; which is all swimsuits and fairy...

forest_church
Kevin Pellatt: Wed 08 Aug 8:36pm

Step by step. Join us on a journey as we explore the Christian faith.There will be a series of Across in the Wood sessions beginning in September which will explore the Christian faith. At the end of the series, for those who wish to, there will be an opportunity to be confirmed in a special service with the Bishop of Ripon, the Right Reverend Dr Helen-Ann Hartley. Confirmation is a...