Resources for COVID-Safe Ash Wednesday & Lenten Observances

February 2, 2021

As the Lenten season approaches, we find ourselves still in the throes of the COVID-19 pandemic. As we have witnessed this past year, however, even COVID-19 cannot keep the Church of God down.

As you make plans to observe this season of remembrance and reflection, we have compiled a list of resources that can help you have a COVID-safe Ash Wednesday and Lent.

Ash Wednesday Resources:


Discipleship UMC: Tips for Ash Wednesday During COVID-19


Resource UMC: Ash Wednesday During a Pandemic


An Illustrated Labyrinth Meditation for Ash Wednesday


Discipleship Ministries: Worship Planning Resources for Ash Wednesday


Lenten Resources:


Resource UMC: Online Engagement Ideas for Lent


General Commission on Religion & Race: "Roll Down, Justice!" Lenten Study


New Lenten study from the Baltimore-Washington Conference


Where Your Heart Is - An Illustrated Lenten Devotional
Reflections of the Heart - An Illustrated Lent for Families
An Illustrated Resurrection Set


Amplify Media: Lenten Studies Webinar Series

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