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Lent 2010

Lent is an important time to many of us at The Shepherd’s Fellowship. While we are non-denominational, we have adopted this ancient church tradition as part of our own practice.

Lent is the period of time from Ash Wednesday (2/17/10) until Easter (4/4/10). It is a period of 40 days (minus Sundays) and is a period of fasting as we symbolically share in Christ’s time of fasting in the desert before his temptation. It is a preparation time as we get ready for the celebration of Holy Week. OK, there’s a lot of church talk in there, so let me better explain the process of the practice.

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