Lent is a precious, beautiful time in the life of the church. We encourage everyone to enter into this season of reflection, self-examination and reorienting our lives to Jesus, especially if you've never engaged lenten practices before!

lenten resources

Whether this is your first time encountering Lent, or it's your favorite season of the church calendar, we hope these resources will help you along the journey:

intro to lent - podcast

Fr. Trevor McMaken, from City of Light, one of our sister churches, introduces the season and practices of Lent.

"The good of giving up" - book

Fr. Aaron Damiani, from Immanuel Anglican, another sister church, makes an evangelical case for Lent and the freedom it brings.

Practicing Lent - devotional guide

St. John's Vancouver (whose curriculum we use in Treehouse) put together this beautiful devotional for Lent 2023 with art, scriptures, and prayers on a different theme each week.

Church Fathers lenten reading plan

If you're interested in adding something into your spiritual practice this Lent, this daily reading plan includes complete epistles, sermons and lectures by ten different Fathers, broken down into 40 readings, about 10-15 minutes each. 
Lent artwork (detail) by Lindsey Bergsma, layout by Alan Miller.

Lenten Gift

Learn more about this year's special gift toward Earthquake Relief in Turkey here.

Hover over the pictures below to see what we've given to in previous years.
2022: Aid for Ukraine
2021: Roof for SS Morris AME Church
2020: Creating a home for orphans in Nigeria