Lenten Devotional 2018
Each year Pittsburgh Theological Seminary offers our free Advent and Lent devotionals as our gift to you! We invite you to read and listen to daily messages written by members of our community. Scroll down to learn more about the various ways you can read the daily Lent devotionals.
In addition to the daily devotionals below, you might also be interested in our newest resources for personal and corporate worship.
- Big Book of Lent- Year 2 Multiple biblical passages from the daily lectionary, reflections based on those passages, and accompanying prayers based on each reflection
- E-book Includes transcriptions from last year's Lent video series highlighting the research and writing for faculty and program directors
- Blogs Read blog posts about Jesus fulfilling the meaning of his names, fasting, and forgiveness.
- Sermon Provides inspiration on how to move your congregation from somber Lenten reflection to celebration of new life in the resurrected Christ
- Slideshow Galilee to Golgotha Slideshow follows the Gospel of Luke’s account in taking you on a visual trip of the journey from Galilee to Jerusalem, the city of Jesus’ Passion
- Hymns Lists both familiar and less familiar songs for enriching an expanding your congregation’s Lenten repertoire
- Plus, additional resources from previous years include the "What is Lent?" video, Psalm 131 - Original Liturgical Translation, and a customizable PowerPoint.
- Also, access sheet music of Easter songs perfect for the youth in your congregation who play wood wind instruments.
We invite you to join us live every Wednesday morning at 10:00 through March 28 on Facebook to hear from faculty and program directors as they discuss the lectionary, Lent practices, and their work at the Seminary. If you can't join us during the Coffee with the Dean conversations, no worries; the videos will also be posted on YouTube and linked from here. So check back often for new videos!
Coffee with the Dean - Lent Week 1 - Director of Continuing Education Helen Blier
Lenten Devotional 2018
Daily Devotionals Delivered to your E-mail
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If you received the Lenten or Advent devotional last year, nothing further is required.
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The Seminary's Advent and Lenten Devotionals are available through a free app for your Android or Apple device. Visit the Google Play Store or iTunes Store and search for "Devotions - Advent & Lent" or follow these link from your mobile device: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=edu.pts.devotions (Android) or https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/devotions-advent-lent/id945697533?ls=1&mt=8 (Apple).
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Devotionals to Print and Share
We also offer a printed version of the devotional that's great for sharing with your small church group. You can request a printed copy be mailed to you by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 412-362-5610. DOWNLOAD THE 2018 LENTEN DEVOTIONAL
Devotionals for Your Website
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