Monday, 27 February 2017

Praying in Lent 2017 with USPG,
(2) Monday 27 February 2017

Thousands of migrants are stranded in the northern Greek town of Idomeni (Photograph: USPG/Max McClellan)

Patrick Comerford

The Lent 2017 edition of the prayer diary of the Anglican mission agency USPG (United Society Partners in the Gospel) follows the theme of the USPG Lent study course, ‘Living an Authentic Life.’

This morning (27 February 2017) we are two days away from the beginning of Lent. I am using this Prayer Diary for my prayers and reflections each morning this week and throughout Lent. Why not join me in these prayers and reflections, for just a few moments each morning?

In the articles and prayers in the prayer diary, USPG invites us to investigate what it means to be a disciple of Christ. The Lent study course, ‘Living an Authentic Life’ (available online or to order at www.uspg.org.uk/lent), explores the idea that discipleship and authenticity are connected.

This week, from Sunday (26 February) to Saturday (4 March), the USPG Lent Prayer Diary follows the topic ‘We are called to be Disciples.’

Monday 27 February 2017:

As we begin our journey through Lent this week, pray that we might support and learn from each other in new ways – valuing each person’s unique experience of God.

Continued tomorrow

Yesterday’s reflection and prayer

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