Family Ministry Lenten Reading Plan

Published March 6, 2024 by Family Ministry Team
Week 4

Do you ever have trouble paying attention when you read the Bible or pray?

Yeah, we get that. It’s completely “normal.” And we’re offering a way for you to give it a chance, even if it’s usually hard for you. 

For 7 weeks, you’re invited to join us as we read through the gospel of Mark together. Maybe you’ll see that reading the Bible is a great way to deepen your faith. Maybe you’ll learn something new. Maybe by reading Scripture each day, you’ll begin to notice God more.


March 4 – Mark 6:45–56

Jesus Walks on the Water

Reflection Question
How would you describe who Jesus is?

March 5 – Mark 7:1–23

That Which Defiles

Reflection Question
1. What are some places in the Old Testament where you can see that God has a bigger plan for the people of Israel?
2. Spend some time imagining what bigger plans God has for you in the future.

March 6 – Mark 7:24–37

Jesus Honors a Syrophoenician Woman’s Faith, Jesus Heals a Deaf and Mute Man

Reflection Questions
1. How often do you feel "seen?"
2. Who makes you feel that way?

March 7 – Mark 8:1–21

Jesus Feeds the Four Thousand, The Yeast of the Pharisees and Herod

Reflection Question
What does compassion look like to you?

March 8 – Mark 8:22–33

Jesus Heals a Blind Man at Bethsaida, Peter Declares that Jesus is the Messiah, Jesus Predicts His Death

Reflection Question
What do you think are some of the "concerns of God?"

March 9 – Mark 8:34–9:13

The Way of the Cross, The Transfiguration

Reflection Questions
What is something you can do today to serve someone else to show that you see them and that you care?

March 10 – Sabbath

Worship, Rest, and Catch Up on This Week’s Readings Today

Reflection Questions
1. What did you notice about this week's passages?
2. Where and how did you encounter God this week?