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Pastor's Corner: What does Lent mean to you?


March 15, 2019

Some Christian denominations follow a seasonal calendar that includes Christmas and Easter and a lot of other special days and events in between. Lent is the 40 days — not including Sundays — that come before Easter. It starts with Ash Wednesday, which was last week. You may have gone to a special service that day where a cross made of ashes was marked on your forehead or, if you didn’t go yourself, you might have seen that cross on someone else and wondered about it.

What, you might ask, is so significant about these 40 days? You may have heard people, even some who are not particul...

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