Seeking Stories for 2012 Lenten Devotional Series


Then Peter came and said to him, 'Lord, if another member of the church sins against me, how often should I forgive? As many as seven times?' Jesus said to him, 'Not seven times, but, I tell you, seventy-seven times. — Matthew 18: 21-22 (NRSV)

The Communications office is currently seeking devotions for the 2012 Lenten Devotional Series. The theme for this year's online study, Giving Grace, is based on Matthew 18: 21-22. Deadline for submission is Feb. 10, 2012.

We ask that your devotion follow the Upper Room format with a scripture reference, brief devotion of 500 words or less sharing a story of redemptive grace, a prayer for the day and the name of the author and whom you represent, i.e. Jane Smith is a member of First United Methodist Church, Jackson.

The devotional series will begin Ash Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012 and run through the 40 days of Lent, including Sundays and ending Easter Sunday, April 8, 2012.

The devotions should be received in the conference office no later than Feb 10, 2012. Email them to