Category Archives: Lenten Programs

New in St. Paul’s Bookshop

Living the Way of Love by Mary Bea Sullivan offers forty brief reflections about the seven Jesus-centered practices identified by Presiding Bishop Michael Curry in “The Way of Love” initiative.

Sullivan tells stories from her own and others’ experiences as a starting point for discussion about how to seek and find a deeper connection to God. Rotating through each practice so that each is covered once a week, going deeper into the practice throughout the forty days, each reflection ends with questions designed to spur further discussion and assist readers in making the practices their own. Perfect for using as a Lenten devotional or at any time of the year.

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New in St. Paul’s Bookshop

While the Advent season is filled with fun and expectations, Lent can be hard for children with its travels through frightening places, loaded with themes of self-denial and death. How can children approach this season in a way that is meaningful and not frightening?

Make Room; A Child’s Guide to Lent and Easter by Laura Alary presents Lent as a special time for creating a welcoming space for God. Other books offer excellent ideas for going through the Lenten season with children, but Make Room uniquely connects its projects to the story of Jesus.

Simple and practical activities such as baking bread, having a neighbor over for dinner, uncluttering your room and watching less TV become acts of justice and kindness, part of a life of following and imitating Christ and a way to make room for God in our lives and in the world around us. Make Room invites children to wonder about the story, to encounter Lent with all their senses, and to experience activities in Lent as part of a life of discipleship.

St. Paul’s Bookshop is open on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and on Sundays from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Profits from the Bookshop support outreach at St. Paul’s.