As you seek to grow spiritually during this season of Lent, the Spiritual Growth Committee offers the following recommendations for resources for study, reflection, and meditation during the season:


  • Following Christ (A Lenten Reader to Stretch Your Soul) by Carmen Acevedo Butcher

  • The Awkward Season (Prayers for Lent) by Pamela C. Hawkins 

  • Small Surrenders (A Lenten Journey) by Emilie Griffin 

  • Reliving the Passion (Meditations on the Suffering, Death, and Resurrection of Jesus as recorded in Mark) by Walter Wangerin, Jr. 

  • Walking in the Wilderness by Beth A. Richardson

  • Journey to the Cross by Paul David Tripp

  • Steadfast Love (Daily Devotions) by Henri Nouwen (this is the booklet that the church is supplying in the Lent in a Bag kits)

Additionally, the MTUMC worship leaders (Jim Annas, Deborah Daniels, Amy Spencer, and Adam Winkler) offer this playlist of music to accompany your study and reflection: