Give Us This Day : Lenten Reflections on Baking Bread and Discipleship

Give Us This Day : Lenten Reflections on Baking Bread and Discipleship

Easy-to-make recipes are ideal for families with younger children, church school classes, and pot lucks.

  • Connecting of baking, food, and social justice makes good Lenten reading for middle and high school youth groups.
  • Substantial reflections for prayer groups and Lenten study groups.
  • Ecumenical in focus

Ideal for altar guilds and women who bake communion bread who want to make prayer and reflection part of their ministry. Bread speaks to us of our daily reliance upon a Maker, writes Christopher Levan. Perhaps more than any other food it brings us close to our roots as fellow creatures of God’s creation. Bread is an apt metaphor for the spiritual journey.

Give Us This Day offers meditations for every day in Lent, inviting us to connect faith, “our daily bread,” and the world in which we live, along with recipes that range from Shrove Tuesday “No-Fret Pancakes” to Easter Challah bread. Each of the 40 meditations begins with a scripture verse and a prayer.

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