Resources on Ash Wednesday

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Topical Study on Ash Wednesday If there is to be a resurrection, there must first be a burial. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the 40-day season of Lent, a season of penitence, of burying oneself, in preparation for the promised new life and resurrection of Easter morning. Ash Wednesday: Cultural Resources Sermon Preparation or Illustration by William H Wiggins Jr http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupCulturalAid.asp?LRID=8 Sermon Preparation or Illustration by William H Wiggins Jr Topics: Ash Wednesday , Humility , Sin , Confession Source: The African American Lectionary William H. Wiggins, Jr. shares the following cultural resources to celebrate Ash Wednesday in the African American community: historical background, a prayer, the ritual of "Love Feasts," and three spirituals. Ash Wednesday Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Marvin A McMickle http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupLectionaryReading.asp?LRID=197 Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Marvin A McMickle Topics: Ash Wednesday , Lent , Reconciliation , Culture Source: The African American Lectionary A sermon starter and commentary by Marvin McMickle on 2 Corinthians 5:20b–6:10, for Ash Wednesday in the African American Lectionary. Ash Wednesday with Children Service Outline or Song Suggestions by Carolyn C Brown http://worshipingwithchildren.blogspot.com/2016/01/ash-wednesday-abc-february-102016.html Service Outline or Song Suggestions by Carolyn C Brown Topics: Ash Wednesday , Forgiveness of sin Source: Worshiping With Children Carolyn Brown offers children's worship resources for Ash Wednesday including prayers, songs, activities, and teachings on Psalm 51:1-17; Isaiah 58:1-12; Joel 2:1-2, 12-17; Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21; and 2 Corinthians 5:20-21, 6:1-10. Ash Wednesday Worship Service Outline or Song Suggestions by Debra Rienstra http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/ash-wednesday-worship Service Outline or Song Suggestions by Debra Rienstra Topics: Ash Wednesday , Lent , Repentance , Liturgy Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Outline of a worship service of repentance and renewal for Ash Wednesday, including prayers, invitation, scripture, music, imposition of ashes, benediction, and a link to a meditation by Debra Rienstra. Why Ash Wednesday? Article about Worship and the Sacraments by Laura A Smit http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/why-ash-wednesday- Article about Worship and the Sacraments by Laura A Smit Topics: Ash Wednesday Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Ash Wednesday became the day that marked the beginning of the Lenten renewal. Laura Smit explores the use of ash on Ash Wednesday and the implications for believers. A Blessing in the Ashes Poetry by Jan L Richardson http://paintedprayerbook.com/2016/02/08/ash-wednesday-a-blessing-in-the-ashes/ Poetry by Jan L Richardson Topics: Ash Wednesday , Blessing , Family , Grief Source: The Painted Prayerbook Ash Wednesday is the subject of a collection including a painting, reflection, poem, and other resources. The author writes about the grief of burying her husband, and the power of ashes and dust in God's hands. The Sign of the Cross in Dirty Ash Poetry by Lisa Caldwell-Reiss https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2013/02/poem-for-ash-wednesday.html Poetry by Lisa Caldwell-Reiss Topics: Ash Wednesday , Hope , Waiting , Easter Source: Re-Worship This poem for Ash Wednesday by Lisa Caldwell-Reiss asks if the sign of the cross on our foreheads will make a difference, wondering at the hope and purpose of putting ashes on our foreheads. Crisis and Repentance Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Rolf Jacobson https://www.workingpreacher.org/podcasts/brainwave-278-ash-wednesday-february-13-2013 Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Rolf Jacobson Topics: Ash Wednesday , Community , Repentance Source: Working Preacher This podcast considers texts for Ash Wednesday, suggesting the penitential prayer of repentance from Psalm 51:1-17 and the communal crisis from Joel 2:1-2,12-17, as key preaching themes. Ash Wednesday Sermon Preparation or Illustration by William Edward Flippin Jr http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupCulturalAid.asp?LRID=311 Sermon Preparation or Illustration by William Edward Flippin Jr Topics: Ash Wednesday , Discipline , Mercy , Repentance Source: The African American Lectionary William Edward Flippin, Jr., reflects on Ash Wednesday and offers resources based on Daniel 1:8-20 for an Ash Wednesday service. Participants are encouraged to make use of fasting and prayer to overcome life's hurdles. Ash Wednesday Sermon Preparation or Illustration http://theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupLectionaryReading.asp?LRID=311 Sermon Preparation or Illustration Topics: Ash Wednesday , Lent , Fasting , Liturgy Source: The African American Lectionary This commentary on Isaiah 58:1-12 is for an Ash Wednesday service which is an opportunity to assess, repent (for our inaction and our fearfulness), and recommit to new life. Ash Wednesday: Beginning of the Lenten Journey Article about Worship and the Sacraments by Nancy Ferguson https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/3632/ash-wednesday-beginning-of-the-lenten-journey Article about Worship and the Sacraments by Nancy Ferguson Topics: Ash Wednesday , Lent , Grace , Sin Source: Ministry Matters Nancy Ferguson explains Lent as a season to reflect on God's salvation and restoration with Ash Wednesday as the inaugural day to remember human nature is finite and sinful, while God's nature is forgiving and redeeming. Ash Wednesday, Transfiguration, Eucharist, and the Prodigal Son Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Joseph Briody https://www.hprweb.com/2022/02/homilies-for-march-2022/ Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Joseph Briody Topics: Ash Wednesday , Lent , Eucharist , Transfiguration Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review A series of Catholic homilies about Ash Wednesday (Joel 2:12-18), the Eucharist (Deuteronomy 26:4-10; Luke 4:1-13), the Transfiguration (Genesis 15:5-18, Luke 9:28-36), encounter (Exodus 3:1–8, 13–15), and the Prodigal Son (Luke 15:1–3, 11–32). Full Text Hymns on Ash Wednesday Dust and Ashes Touch Our FacePD
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An Intergenerational Ash Wednesday Order of Worship Service Outline or Song Suggestions by Carolyn C Brown http://worshipingwithchildren.blogspot.com/2014/03/an-intergenerational-ash-wednesday.html Service Outline or Song Suggestions by Carolyn C Brown Topics: Ash Wednesday , Lord’s Supper , Liturgy Source: Worshiping With Children Carolyn Brown shares, with permission, an order of worship for Ash Wednesday that includes children as worshipers, ushers, communion servers, and worship leaders throughout the service. Ash Wednesday Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Marvin A McMickle http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupLectionaryReading.asp?LRID=8 Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Marvin A McMickle Topics: Ash Wednesday , Lent , Sermon , Adultery Source: The African American Lectionary A sermon starter and commentary on Psalm 51 and Romans 7:14-25 by Marvin McMickle for Ash Wednesday in the African American Lectionary. Ash Wednesday: Confronting sin and mortality Article about Worship and the Sacraments by Bryan Owen https://livingchurch.org/covenant/2017/03/01/ash-wednesday-confronting-sin-and-mortality/ Article about Worship and the Sacraments by Bryan Owen Topics: Ash Wednesday , Death , Lent , Sin Source: The Living Church In reflecting on Ash Wednesday, Bryan Owen notes we are sinners and we are going to die, but God intervenes by offering Jesus who can save us and offer us everlasting life. Ash Wednesday Worship Service Ideas Affirmation of Faith and Commitment to Christian Living by Katherine Lee Baker https://www.faithward.org/ash-wednesday-worship-service-ideas/ Affirmation of Faith and Commitment to Christian Living by Katherine Lee Baker Topics: Ash Wednesday , Lent , Sin , Repentance Source: Faithward This resource provides the meaning of Ash Wednesday and some Ash Wednesday service ideas. It reminds us of our sinfulness, mortality, and our utter dependence upon the grace of God and the power of Christ’s resurrection. Ash Wednesday Sermon Resources Sermon Preparation or Illustration by James C Howell https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/9523/weekly-preaching-march-10-2019 Sermon Preparation or Illustration by James C Howell Topics: Ash Wednesday , Lent , Temptation , Preaching Source: Ministry Matters James C. Howell provides resources for preparing a sermon for Ash Wednesday, specifically looking at Deuteronomy 26:1-11, Psalm 91, and Luke 4:1-13. Ash Wednesday Planning Notes Scripture Drama or Paraphrase by Adrienne Trevathan https://www.umcdiscipleship.org/worship-planning/selah-life-in-a-minor-key/ash-wednesday-year-a-lectionary-planning-notes Scripture Drama or Paraphrase by Adrienne Trevathan Topics: Ash Wednesday , Confession , Worship Planning , Lectionary Source: Discipleship Ministries These planning notes by Adrienne Trevathan for Ash Wednesday provides notes on helping children understand ritual practices, a litany of Penitence, a benediction, and a prayer poem. Ash Wednesday Article about Worship and the Sacraments by Charles B Cotton Jr http://theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupWorshipAid.asp?LRID=311 Article about Worship and the Sacraments by Charles B Cotton Jr Topics: Ash Wednesday , Fasting , Work of Jesus Christ Source: The African American Lectionary This music and worship resource by Charles Cotton provides a brief explanation of Ash Wednesday emphasizing Lenten fasting. He offers worship resources to plan a service with this emphasis on self-sacrifice and focused attention on God. Hymn Resources for Ash Wednesday on Confession and Christ's Sacrifice Service Outline or Song Suggestions https://www.methodist.org.uk/our-faith/worship/singing-the-faith-plus/lectionary/wednesday-1-march-2017/ Service Outline or Song Suggestions Topics: Ash Wednesday , Hymn , Singing , Worship Planning Source: Methodist UK This resource provides hymn suggestions for Ash Wednesday, specifically for the following Scripture passages: Psalm 51:1-17; Joel 2:1-2, 12-17; Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21; and 2 Corinthians 5:20-21, 6:1-10. Themes include confession and Christ's sacrifice.