Each year Pittsburgh Theological Seminary offers our free Advent and Lent devotionals and resource kits as our gift to you! 

Lent 2021

Lenten Resource Kit 2021

In addition to the daily devotionals below, access this year's Lenten Resource Kit, containing

  • Big Book of Lent Devotionals, with multiple devotionals for each day and following the PCUSA Daily Lectionary;
  • SYI Lent Music for various instruments enabling the youth in your congregation to share their musical talents;
  • Blogs, sermons, and seasonal reflections; and
  • Activities for kids.

Access the Lenten Resource Kit.

Lenten Devotional 2021

Read and/or listen to daily meditations written by members of the Seminary community. Scroll down to learn more about the various ways you can read the daily messages.

With thanks to our alums, who wrote this year's devotionals, and MDiv student Jon Mathieu and Deb Burgess '06, who provided the audio recordings.

Download the 2021 Lenten Devotional to print and share.

Feb. 17, 2021 | The Rev. Paul Leone ’90 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

Feb. 18, 2021 | The Rev. Rebecca Dix ’15/’16 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

Feb. 19, 2021 | The Rev. John Culp ’98 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

Feb. 20, 2021 | The Rev. Jeanine Haven ’00 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

Feb. 21, 2021 | The Rev. Mark Gaskill ’03 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

Feb. 22, 2021 | The Rev. Sarina Odden Meyer ’07 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

Feb. 23, 2021 | Jane Larson ’17/’20 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

Feb. 24, 2021 | The Rev. Hannah Loughman ’11 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

Feb. 25, 2021 | The Rev. Daniel Voigt ’11 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

Feb. 26, 2021 | The Rev. Dr. Christie Sweeny Gravely ’16  | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

Feb. 27, 2021 | The Rev. Alan Olson ’14 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

Feb. 28, 2021 | Carmen Lee ’19 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

March 1, 2021 | The Rev. Dr. Steven H. Shussett ’93 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

March 2, 2021 | The Rev. Brian Lays ’15 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

March 3, 2021 | The Rev. Minh Towner ’13 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

March 4, 2021 | Chap. Nicholas Stavlund ’17 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

March 5, 2021 | Lynn Cox ’14 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

March 6, 2021 | The Rev. Anthony Hita ’13 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

March 7, 2021 | The Rev. Rebecca Reeder ’19 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

March 8, 2021 | The Rev. Bernard Nti ’17 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

March 9, 2021 | The Rev. Alyce Weaver Dunn ’88 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

March 10, 2021 | The Rev. Dr. Mark Ioset ’87/’86 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

March 11, 2021 | The Rev. Dr. T. Ann Daniel ’92 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

March 12, 2021 | The Rev. Joseph W. Hedden Jr. ’97 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

March 13, 2021 | The Rev. Rebecca McGreevy Hickok ’93 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

March 14, 2021 | The Rev. Dr. Errol L. Connor ’99 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

March 15, 2021 | The Rev. Deborah Evanovich ’94 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

March 16, 2021 | The Rev. Trevor Jamison ’01 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

March 17, 2021 | The Rev. Dr. Karen Anderson ’97 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

March 18, 2021 | Jonathan J. Ellegood ’06 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

March 19, 2021 | The Rev. Kristen Renee Barner ’97 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

March 20, 2021 | The Rev. Brian Wallace ’06 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

March 21, 2021 | The Rev. Dr. Kristin Beckstrom Widrich ’04 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

March 22, 2021 | The Rev. Richard Kinney ’07 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

March 23, 2021 | The Rev. Elizabeth Wallace ’07 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

March 24, 2021 | The Rev. Dr. Stephen Franklin ’09 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

March 25, 2021 | The Rev. Susan Rothenberg ’08 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

March 26, 2021 | The Rev. Dr. John Charnock ’09 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

March 27, 2021 | The Rev. Rebecca McGee ’09 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

March 28, 2021 | The Rev. Dr. Roderick Grahame ’15 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

March 29, 2021 | The Rev. Susan Washburn ’12 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

March 30, 2021 | The Rev. Ben Phipps ’15  | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

March 31, 2021 | The Rev. Alice Phillips ’94 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

April 1, 2021 | The Rev. Leland Platt ’02 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

April 2, 2021 | The Rev. Dr. Cynthia L. Parker ’10 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

April 3, 2021 | The Rev. Greg Steible ’14 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio

April 4, 2021 | The Rev. Dr. Richard Willhite ’86 | Online | PDF | Scripture Audio | Devotional Audio


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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 reception@pts.edu or calling 412-362-5610. Download the 2021 Lenten Devotional.

Devotionals for Your Website

Want to embed the Seminary's Lent devotional on your church's website? E-mail info@pts.edu and we'll send you the code! The content will automatically load and be displayed for each day.

Past Years

Advent Devotional 2020
Advent Devotional 2019
Advent Devotional 2018
Advent Devotional 2017
Advent Devotional 2016
Advent Devotional 2015
Advent Devotional 2014
Advent Devotional 2013
Advent Devotional 2012
Advent Devotional 2011
Advent Devotional 2010
Advent Devotional 2009
Advent Devotional 2008

Lent Devotional 2020
Lent Devotional 2019
Lent Devotional 2018
Lent Devotional 2017
Lent Devotional 2016
Lent Devotional 2015
Lent Devotional 2014

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