During this season of Lent, National Bishop Susan Johnson encourages a Call to Spiritual Renewal and deeper discipleship within our church. This can include: regular attendance at worship; daily prayer and scripture reading; yearly involvement in a program of study; regular service in the community (not just in the congregation); regular and proportional giving similar to the understanding of the tithe found in scripture; and commitment to sharing the good news with those around us, beginning with our family and friends.
A simplifed list of this call includes:
PRAY READ WORSHIP STUDY SERVE GIVE TELL
Use these seven areas to help focus your Lenten journey. Resources are available online at the ELCIC website.
(Excerpt taken from ELCIC 2012 January/February E-Communique)