Midweek Recharge: No "Alleluias" in Lent

Midweek Recharge: No "Alleluias" in Lent

February 10, 2021 | Pastor Jotham Johann

When the liturgical season of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday (next week), the Church stops singing “Alleluia.” This custom dates back to at least the 5th century, and another tradition – that of “burying” our alleluias – has its roots in the Middle Ages. In this Midweek Recharge, Pastor Johann helps us better understand the reasons behind these traditions and also talks about how we can be “keepers” of Lent.

Following the devotion, reflect on what you’ve heard as Dan Lamaestra provides music.

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Series Information

Our Midweek Recharge series is a resource for you to draw upon between Sunday services.

The series includes devotions, prayers, music, and more. Listen to the audio here, taken from our podcast channel.

You'll also find links to the Midweek Recharge videos within each description.

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