Learning Lament: A Lenten Activity for Families

Help families learn the difficult, but beautiful practice of Lament this Lent season!


This activity guide teaches families the practice of lament over the season of Lent. Lament is a biblical practice in which we bring our sorrows to God, and then call Him to action! Examples of lament are found all throughout the Psalms. Learning how to lament is a powerful way to share our emotions, fears, and frustrations with God – and in today’s world, our kids need to know how to do exactly that!

This 15-page PDF includes 6 activities for families to work through during the Lent season to help them learn how to lament. From writing their own psalm of lament to learning how to pray How Long, oh Lord?, this guide can be used by families of all ages!

This download includes: 

  • leader guide (.docx)
  • 15-page family devotional (PDF, .png, + customizable .docx)
  • parent communication template (.docx)

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