Take an Ash Wednesday Selfie and Use #Ashtag

Want to spread the word about the start of Lent on Ash Wednesday? There are plenty of ways for your church to do so. And here’s an easy way for you and your friends to do so.

1. Take a selfie with your ashes.

2. Tag it #ashtag

3 Share on your favorite social channels.

Selfie on Ash Wednesday = #Ashtag

Selfie on Ash Wednesday = #Ashtag [square format, good for sharing on Instagram]


Now if you are giving up social media for Lent, this is the perfect way to go out in style while explaining your upcoming 40-day absence. And if you are taking on some #chsocm (church social media) during Lent, this works, too!

Selfie on Ash Wednesday? It's an #Ashtag

This one is optimized for sharing on Twitter since it’s sized 2×1.

Also check out FOCUS’s post: The 8 Types of Ashes You Might Get on Ash Wednesday!

5 thoughts on “Take an Ash Wednesday Selfie and Use #Ashtag

  1. […] to Mark Alves for sharing this idea and killer photo! He writes over at Church Mojo and you can follow him on […]

  2. Anonymous March 6, 2014 at 2:24 pm Reply

    Jesus definitely would have been a buzzkill today — read Matt. 6 again. “…disfigure their faces as the hypocrites do…’

    Lent is a weird little extra-biblical practice that only reinforces self-righteousness.

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  5. […] Can we top Ash Wednesday 2014 when we got #ashtag trending internationally with a meme of the Ellen selfie at the Oscar? […]

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