2023 Lenten Resources

2023 Lenten Resources

Lenten Resources to Enrich Your Journey

Lent 2023 is the forty day season of the church year leading up to Easter. Beginning with Ash Wednesday (February 22), followers of Jesus use this time of preparation to pray, repent, worship, serve, and reflect on all that Christ has done on our behalf. Lent concludes with Palm Sunday and our Holy Week Observances (April 2 to 9). Easter joy and victory are ours because of Jesus’ life and suffering, death and resurrection on our behalf. We pray that the resources found on this page will enrich your Lenten journey.

Read Today’s Lent 2023 Devotion.

Man of Sorrows, People of Joy — Daily Devotions from Lutheran Hour Ministries will help strengthen and encourage your faith as you do the same for others. https://www.lhm.org/lent/

Request a FREE Lenten Family Devotion Activity Kit!

God’s Grace is Great! Let us mail you a FREE Lent 2023 Family Devotion Kit! This Lenten Resource is perfect for homes with children — count down to Easter with a daily Scripture, a devotional thought, and a family activity.
Cut out a shape each day of Lent to remind you of the many people and stories of Scripture, all filled with God’s Amazing Grace. The “God’s Grace is Great” Daily Devotion booklet is the companion to the Great Grace Mobile for those who want to extend the activity a bit.

John Newton wrote the hymn “Amazing Grace” 250 years ago. As he wrote, he thought about how his life had changed because of God’s grace, and he gave thanks. As we begin Lent, we reflect on our lives too. We can see where we were lost, but God found us! As children reflect on the words of “Amazing Grace” in this daily Lenten devotion booklet, they are reminded that God’s great grace was poured out upon us because of the sacrifice Jesus made for us on the cross. Because of Jesus Christ, we all can say that we have been saved by God’s great grace!

Please fill out the form below or stop by the church office or welcome center. We are happy to mail out these resources to you, free of charge. (By the way, we promise not to collect, share or misuse your personal information.)

Lent 2023 Worship Series

Join us each Wednesday for our 4:00 & 7:00 pm Lent 2023 Midweek Services!

The Sacrament of the Altar: The Incomparable Gift

Join Us for Worship and More, Each Wednesday of Lent!

The 2023 Lenten Journey begins on Ash Wednesday, February 22, with services at Noon and 7:00 pm. (Meals will be served prior to these services.) During the 40-day season of Lent, Wednesday services will be held on March 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29. In the 7:00 pm hour, Immanuel is participating in a “round-robin” sermon series with Good Shepherd-Carthage, Immanuel-Lockwood, and First Lutheran-Neosho, with Pastor Marler, Pastor Gilmore, Pastor Fitje, Vicar Peder Saethre, and Pastor Mehl trading pulpits. The title of the series is “The Sacrament of the Altar: The Incomparable Gift.”

Supper will be offered prior to the 7:00 pm services. Members may also choose to join Martin Luther School for the Noon Lenten services on these same five Wednesdays in March. Pastor Marler is conducting all these services.

  • Ash Wednesday, February 22
  • Midweek of Lent 1, March 1: “How can bodily eating and drinking do such great things?” with Rev. Steve Gilmore of First Lutheran-Neosho
  • Midweek of Lent 2, March 8: “What is the Sacrament of the Altar?” with Vicar Peder Saethre of Immanuel-Lockwood
  • Midweek of Lent 3, March 15: “Where is this written?” with Rev. Kyle Fitje of Immanuel-Lockwood
  • Midweek of Lent 4, March 22: “What is the benefit of this eating and drinking?” with Rev. Bill Marler of Immanuel-Joplin
  • Midweek of Lent 5, March 29: “Who receives this Sacrament worthily?” with Rev. Silas Mehl of Good Shepherd-Carthage
  • Palm Sunday, April 2: 
  • Maundy (Holy) Thursday, April 6:
  • Good Friday, April 7: 
  • The Vigil of Easter, April 8: 
  • The Resurrection of Our Lord, April 9: 

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