2022 Lenten Devotional

During this season of Lent, members of the South Park Church staff and leadership will share a devotional and prayer. May this season of reflection help us to grow more aware of God's presence and God's timing, as we join with sisters and brothers in our church family and beyond to be intentional in prayer, wise in what fills our time, and humble in our response.


Lenten Devotional - 6

By Von Parangalan
April 15, 2022

Philippians 3:10-11- I gave up all that inferior stuff so I could know Christ personally, experience his resurrection power, be a partner in his suffering, and go all the way with him to death itself. If there was any way to get in on the resurrection from the dead, I wanted to d...


Lenten Devotional - 5

By Gretchen Gullo
April 11, 2022

Sacrifice of Praise Therefore by Him, let us continually offer the sacrifice of praise to GOD, that is, the fruit of our lips, giving thanks to His name.      - Hebrews 13:15 During Lenten season, I try to focus more earnestly on Our Lord’s sacrifice at...


Lenten Devotional - 4

By LaDonna Buschmann
April 01, 2022

As we draw closer to Resurrection Sunday, how is your heart?  Is your anticipation for Jesus growing? Are you preparing your soul to celebrate Easter with fellow Christians? I encourage my fellow believers to embrace the Easter season with the wonder and joy of little c...


Lenten Devotional - 3

By Nick Beyer
March 25, 2022

You may not be surprised by this, but playing dodgeball is a BIG part of youth ministry. In fact, I would call dodgeball a core value of any proper youth organization. It’s fun, competitive, and most importantly, easy to set up and clean up! So, we play it a lot at youth pr...


Lenten Devotional - 2

By Pat Moy
March 18, 2022

OVERFLOWING WITH THANKFULNESS   “So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord,  continue to live in him, rooted and built up in him,  strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness.” Colossians 2:6-7  So ...


Lenten Devotional - 1

By Adam Nelson
March 11, 2022

Lenten season, and possibly the church calendar as a whole, is encountered differently for each of us. Perhaps you grew up with lectionary sermons and readings in 3-year patterns, curated around the calendar. Perhaps you observed no meat on Fridays or abstained from sugar or TV o...


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