Q&A: Lent, Easter, Maundy, and Ashes - Bishop Jones Answers Your Questions

Ash Wednesday (the first day of Lent) is February 17, 2021

Maundy Thursday (Holy Thursday) is April 1, 2021

Good Friday is April 2, 2021

Easter Sunday is April 4, 2021


The Easter Season, also known as Eastertide or the Great Fifty Days, begins on Easter Day and ends on Pentecost. Focusing on Christ's resurrection and ascension and the sending of the Holy Spirit (Pentecost), Eastertide is the most joyous and celebrative season of the Christian year. We celebrate the good news that in Christ’s death and resurrection we, and all creation, are continually being made new by God’s love and saving grace.


Tips for Ash Wednesday during COVID-19

Ash Wednesday during a pandemic

Engaging Your Community Through Lent

What is Lent and why does it last 40 days?

40 Days of Lent: Find your own spiritual path

United Methodist Lent Quiz

Rend Your Hearts: Claiming the Promise - Lent 2021

Wesley hymn devotions for Lent and Easter

Simple Holy Week and Easter Ideas that Inspire

Remembering Holy Week: Celebrating Easter at Home

Additional Worship Planning Resources

Videos: Chuck Knows Church

Ash Wednesday


Holy Week

Good Friday

Easter and Lillies