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What is Lent? bowl of ashes and palms. Immanuel Lutheran Church LCMS. Joplin, Missouri.

What Is Lent?

FAQs About Lent What is Lent? Learn about this 40-day season of the church year leading up to Easter (Note: Lent 2021 begins on Wednesday, February 17.) See Also Come to a Lenten Service Watch our Live Stream Article: “Lent 2021 in a Time of Pandemic” by Rev. Gregory Mech Q: What is the significance of Lent? A: Early in the Church’s history, the major events in Christ’s life were observed with special observances, such as His birth, baptism, death, resurrection and…
advent candles immanuel lutheran church joplin missouri

What Is Advent?

FAQs About Advent What is Advent? Learn about this four-week season of the church year leading up to the celebrated birth of Jesus at Christmas (Note: Advent 2021 begins on Sunday, November 28.) See Also Daily Devotions For Advent 2021 Come To An Advent Service Q: Why does the church year begin at Advent, what is the history of Advent, and what is the history behind the Advent candles and wreath? A: The word “advent” is from the Latin word for…