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Contemplative Practices: Lent & Easter

resources to support contemplative beginners and adepts, including individuals, families, small groups and congregational practices

Books & Downloads

    Holy Solitude                    Rise: An Authentic Lenten Devotional     A Story to Tell: Devotions for Lent 2021


The online retreat features Beth A. Richardson’s book Walking in the Wilderness: Seeking God During Lent, and:

  • Daily devotional readings from the book, available in the online classroom

  • Weekly live worship services every Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. CENTRAL time

  • Weekly conversations with author Beth A. Richardson

  • Space for comments and interaction with other eCourse registrants

  • All live sessions will be recorded and available for viewing.

To purchase copies of the book, visit The Upper Room online store.

Register here to receive 50% off the eCourse. (Regular price: $30) 


Wild Goose Publications

The Iona Community offers numerous resources, spanning from Lenten devotionals, liturgies for Ash Wednesday, Mother's Day, Earth Day, and Holy Week to Easter; at-home family activities, and more.

 (for family use)

Stations of the Cross Worship Videos, along with the included liturgical script and reflection booklet, allow you to create an interactive, virtual and contemplative Stations of the Cross worship experience.

The Great Banquet: Parable Series