A Reflection for Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday is the day recognized by Christians in remembrance of Jesus’ last supper with the disciples before going to his crucifixion. This holy day is often honored with an evening service of somber worship concluding in silence. Jesus’ Solidarity with Laborers: A Worker Justice Reflection on Maundy Thursday By…

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Fast Forward Wisconsin

A Lenten Reflection on Worker Justice By Sarah Smoot, United Methodist Missionary serving with Interfaith Worker Justice A pastor friend of mine likes to say that fasting should be called “slowing” because time seems to slow down when you stop eating. All that time once spent in meal preparation and eating is…

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Fast for Fifteen During Lent

Lent is a Christian season of fasting and repentance leading to Jesus Christ’s Passion and Resurrection on Easter. The season lasts 40 days, a traditional number of journey and transformation, exemplified in Israel’s wilderness journey and Jesus’ fast in the desert before his earthly ministry. Ash Wednesday  is February 18th this…

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A message for Lent from ICWJ

Lent is a Christian season of fasting that lasts forty days leading up to Easter. It is a time of reflection and repentance during anticipation of Jesus’ crucifixion. This reflection by Pastor Ron Adams, Madison Mennonite Church, invites us to consider workers and worker justice during Lent.  In the gospel reading…

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