Items Tagged "Ashes"
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Why ashes? Connecting to who we are and who we can be
We see them on Ash Wednesday, but how much do you know about this ancient symbol and its underlying message? Read More
Water and Ashes Do Not Mix!
Recounts the history of the Ash Wednesday service and warns against mixing water with the ashes used for imposition. More
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
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