Lent Devotional 2019
Each year Pittsburgh Theological Seminary offers our free Advent and Lent devotionals as our gift to you! We invite you to read daily messages written by members of our community. Scroll down to learn more about the various ways you can read the daily messages.
In addition to the daily Lenten devotionals below, we also offer the Lenten Resource Kit which includes:
- Weekly video interviews with members of the PTS community discussing Lent, Easter, and Lectionary passages. These Coffee with the Dean segments with the Rev. Dr. Heather Vacek and colleagues will be released each Wednesday.
- The Big Book of Lent, including previous year's devotionals addressing additional Lectionary passages
- Blogs and sermons by Professors and Pastors at PTS
- Questions kids ask about Lent and Easter
- Recipes for Easter breads
- Liturgy and music suggestions
2019 Daily Lent Devotionals
This year's devotional is a ministry of the Class of 2018 with additional contributions by student and alumnae/i leaders. A special thanks to Deb Burgess '06 and the Rev. Andy Greenhow, executive assistant to the president and secretary to the Board, for recording this year's audio files.
Daily Devotionals Delivered to your E-mail
- Visit PTS News Sign Up.
- Complete the required information and select Devotionals (Advent and Lent). Please note that other e-newsletters are available.
- Click “Subscribe”.
If you received the Lent or Advent devotional last year, nothing further is required.
If you already receive e-news from the Seminary (President’s Communiqué, Alumni News, WMI, MUI, CPI, Museum, or Continuing Education), but not the Devotional, you will need to
- Click "Preferences" at the end of a PTS e-mail.
- Follow the link in the e-mail sent from GoDaddy with the subject line "Edit your subscription to Pittsburgh Theological Seminary."
- Select "Devotionals (Advent and Lent)" and click "Update."
- Please note, if you would like to subscribe to the Devotional using a different e-mail from which you receive other Seminary e-newsletters, you will need to sign up using the “New Subscriber” instructions listed above.
For those with further questions or having difficulty signing up, please e-mail David Keys at email@example.com.
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).
Devotionals on Social Media
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 2019 Lent Devotional PDF
Devotionals for Your Website
Want to embed the Seminary's Lent devotional on your church's website? E-mail email@example.com and we'll send you the code! The content will automatically load and be displayed for each day.
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Advent Devotional 2012
Advent Devotional 2011
Advent Devotional 2010
Advent Devotional 2009
Advent Devotional 2008
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