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When did United Methodists start the “imposition of ashes” on Ash Wednesday?

United Methodists have had resources for worship that include the imposition of ashes since 1979. Read More

Receiving the imposition of ashes on Ash Wednesday. A UMNS photo illustration by Kathleen Barry.

Why ashes on Ash Wednesday?

The use of ashes as a sign of mortality and repentance has a long history in Jewish and Christian worship. Read More

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