Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Lent Study

Unbinding Your Heart
Prayer Partners, Prayer Walls & Day of Fasting

Unbinding Your Heart is a six-week study which meets once a week. The individual groups will be meeting on Sunday mornings or afternoons, Tuesday or Wednesday afternoons. Call the church office to sign up for a group.

One of the powerful parts of Unbinding Your Heart is having a prayer partner. As part of the experience, you will pray with your prayer partner and check in with them once a week. The book also has a daily
devotional with a prayer exercise.

We will have a prayer wall. There you may place a prayer card seeking the prayers of others or you may tie a knot in a fish net as a symbol of praying a private prayer for yourself or someone else.

As part of our Lent study we will also have a Day of Fasting. You may choose to abstain that day from your computer, your TV, chocolate, alcohol, or food. Whatever you abstain from will leave a small hunger inside that will remind of your need and the world’s need for God. Be sure to use some of that extra hunger inside to lift up our Unbinding Your Heart experience.

The groups will begin meeting around the First Sunday in Lent (February 17) and finish around the end of March. Books are available in the church office. Read the first chapter before your first meeting.
If you have any questions about Unbinding Your Heart you may contact Lynne Parsons Austin, Mary Sterner or Jon Burnham.

Wake up, and strengthen what remains (Rev. 3.2)