Lent † Daily

Open to God in prayer, scripture, reflection, and daily discipline through the 40 days of Lent. Pick up a physical copy of our Lenten guide or subscribe to the email version.

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Worship Services

Mark your calendars for our midweek worship services in Lent and Holy Week: Ash Wednesday, Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Weekend.

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Discipleship

Join a seminar or weekly study during Lent. Prepare with us at our annual pre-Lenten event, and examine topical studies on Christian theology and personal vocation.

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Lent 2017 at Christ Church

Lent is a unique season of repentance and intentionality in our spiritual lives.

Lent † Daily


Christ Church offers this resource to guide you through Lent. Together as a congregation we will abide with Christ through these spiritual practices to prepare our hearts and minds for Easter.

Lent † Daily is a pocket prayer guide with daily scripture, Lenten disciplines, and reflections from Thomas à Kempis' spiritual classic, The Imitation of Christ. A physical copy of the guide will be available at Christ Church starting at our pre-Lenten seminar, February 24-25.

Please confirm your subscription to the email version of Lent † Daily by submitting your address below. The email sends every day at 4 a.m. during Lent, and concludes on Easter Sunday, April 16. You may unsubscribe at any time.

Christ Church Recommended Lenten Reading

The Good of Giving Up: Discovering the Freedom of Lent by Aaron Damiani

“Like many evangelicals who love the gospel, I had my doubts about Lent.” In The Good of Giving Up, Anglican pastor Aaron Damiani (who comes from a low-church background) explains the season of Lent, defends it theologically, and guides you in its practice.

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Great Lent by Alexander Schmemann

The Lenten season is meant to kindle a ‘bright sadness’ within our hearts. Its aim is precisely the remembrance of Christ, a longing for a relationship with God that has been lost. Lent offers the time and place for recovery of this relationship.

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Lent for Everyone by N. T. Wright

In this inspirational guide through the Lenten season, biblical scholar and author N. T. Wright provides his own Scripture translation, brief reflection, and a prayer for each day of the season, helping readers ponder how the text is relevant to life.

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Bread and Wine by Various Authors

A time for self-denial, soul-searching, and spiritual preparation, Lent is traditionally observed by daily reading and reflection. This collection features C. S. Lewis, Chesterton, Yancey, Buechner, L’Engle and other classic Christian writers.

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Word in the Wilderness by Malcolm Guite

Bestselling poet Malcolm Guite chooses a favorite poem from across the Christian and English literary traditions and offers incisive seasonal reflections on it, to retreat and refocus on the values of God’s Kingdom during the season of Lent.

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Worship Services


Join us for special worship services celebrating the start of Lent and the Passion of Jesus Christ during Holy Week.

Ash Wednesday Service

March 1 @ 7 a.m. 12 noon & 7 p.m.

Worship with us on Ash Wednesday and dedicate yourself to keeping a holy Lent. We mark our foreheads with ash as a reminder of our humility before God.

Wednesday Morning Prayer

Wednesdays, March 8-April 12 @ 8 a.m.

Join us in a special discipline of communal prayer. Meets in the Chapel on Wednesday mornings during the season of Lent.

Maundy Thursday Service

April 13 @ 7 p.m.

We gather for a special communion service on Maundy Thursday, remembering the Last Supper when Jesus offered his body and blood as our Passover sacrifice.

Stations of the Cross

Friday, April 14 @ 12 noon

On the day of Christ's crucifixion, we reflect on the pain and purpose of his death. At noon, we walk the Stations of the Cross.

Good Friday Requiem

April 14 @ 7 p.m.

On the day of Christ's crucifixion, we reflect on the pain and purpose of his death. At night, we worship with a Requiem.

Family Easter Celebration

Saturday, April 15 @ 10 a.m.

Families and friends of Christ Church are invited to gather in our courtyard for a casual time of fun, games, music, and conversation.

Easter Services

Saturday, April 15 @ 5:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 16 @ 7, 9 & 11 a.m.

Celebrate the Easter miracle: Jesus Christ's return to life after lying dead in a sealed tomb. His love and power reconciles us to God, our creator and heavenly father.

Discipleship


Prepare for Lent at Christ Church's annual pre-Lenten event, and supplement your studies with our topical series on Christian theology and personal vocation.

Listening to the Voice of Jesus

Begins Wednesday, March 15 @ 6:30 p.m.

Learn about vocation and how to discern God's calling on your life in this 4-week workshop taught by Fr. Paul Donison.

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Foundations Course

Begins Wednesday, March 15 @ 6:30 p.m.

An 8-week course exploring the beliefs and practices most central to our faith, Foundations equips you for a life of discipleship to Jesus.

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Visit Us This Weekend

We offer biblically rich and interactive worship services on Sunday mornings and Saturday evenings, featuring a breadth of congregational hymns, praise songs, instrumental and choral music.

This Is Where We Worship


Our doors are always open to those in our neighborhood.

We support the work of parents, value children with us for worship, and provide excellent care for infants and toddlers. We serve a beautiful and diverse community. Join us for worship and meet our church family.

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Location

We are located at 4550 Legacy Dr., Plano, TX 75024 in north Plano between Coit and Preston Roads.

  • From Central Expressway: Take the Legacy Drive exit and go west about 6 miles. Cross over Alma, Custer, Independence and Coit, then Christ Church will be on your left.
  • From the Dallas North Tollway: Take the Legacy Drive exit and go east about 4 miles. Cross over Hedgcoxe and Preston, then Christ Church will be on your right.

Join Us on Sunday


Communion is served at all weekend services.

Children and students (preschool-12th grade) are invited to join our Sunday School activities during Sanctuary services. Older children (3rd-12th grade) will rejoin their parents for communion at the midpoint of Sanctuary services.

Nursery care is available for newborns and toddlers, no reservation required.

Service Day

Time

Place

Sunday 9:15 a.m. Sanctuary
Sunday 11 a.m. Sanctuary
Saturday 5:30 p.m. Chapel
Sunday 7:45 a.m. Chapel
Tuesday 12 noon Chapel

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