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 Article by William H Wiggins Jr http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupCulturalAid.asp?LRID=8 Article by William H Wiggins Jr Topics: Ash Wednesday , Humility , Jesus , Worship Planning 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 Commentary/Exegesis by Marvin A McMickle http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupLectionaryReading.asp?LRID=197 Commentary/Exegesis 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 Worship Service Outline by Debra Rienstra http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/ash-wednesday-worship Service Outline 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 by Laura A Smit http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/why-ash-wednesday- Article 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. The Fight Between Carnival and Lent, art for Ash Wednesday Image by Daniella Zsupan-Jerome http://www.loyolapress.com/our-catholic-faith/liturgical-year/lent/arts-and-faith-for-lent/cycle-a/arts-and-faith-ash-wednesday Image by Daniella Zsupan-Jerome Topics: Ash Wednesday , Lent , Dying and Rising with Christ , Confession Source: Loyola Press ... us to the beginning of Lent and Ash Wednesday, when we don ashes and hear the call to return ... A Blessing in the Ashes Commentary/Exegesis by Jan L Richardson http://paintedprayerbook.com/2016/02/08/ash-wednesday-a-blessing-in-the-ashes/ Commentary/Exegesis 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. Ashes (Prose Poem) Poetry by Rachel G Hackenberg https://rachelhackenberg.com/ashes/ Poetry by Rachel G Hackenberg Topics: Ash Wednesday , Lent , Grief , Joy Source: Rachel G. Hackenberg Rachel G. Hackenberg writes a prose poem on ashes, suitable for Ash Wednesday, Lent or another time to remember God’s “Relentless Love without which these same ashes could only sift and settle into a lukewarm heap.” Crisis and Repentance Audio/Video by Rolf Jacobson https://www.workingpreacher.org/podcasts/brainwave-278-ash-wednesday-february-13-2013 Audio/Video by Rolf Jacobson Topics: Ash Wednesday , Sermon , Community , Repentance Source: Working Preacher This podcast considers texts for Ash Wednesday, suggesting the penitential prayer of repentance from Psalm 51 and the communal crisis from Joel 2 as key preaching themes. Ash Wednesday Sermon Starter/Outline http://theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupLectionaryReading.asp?LRID=311 Sermon Starter/Outline 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 Commentary/Exegesis by Marvin A McMickle http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupLectionaryReading.asp?LRID=8 Commentary/Exegesis by Marvin A McMickle Topics: Ash Wednesday , Lent , Sermon 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 Article by Carolyn C Brown http://worshipingwithchildren.blogspot.com/2015/01/years-abc-ash-wednesday-february-18-2015.html Article by Carolyn C Brown Topics: Ash Wednesday , Sin , Fasting , Children Source: Worshiping With Children This commentary aims to include children in worship on Ash Wednesday. This is done through, having children put ashes on their forehead, using ashes to write out sins, and interpreting selected biblical passages. Ash Wednesday with Children Children's Sermon by Carolyn C Brown http://worshipingwithchildren.blogspot.com/2016/01/ash-wednesday-abc-february-102016.html Children's Sermon by Carolyn C Brown Topics: Ash Wednesday , Sin , Fasting , Children Source: Worshiping With Children In this children's sermon resource, Brown offers a guide for including children in congregational worship on Ash Wednesday, including children's books, songs, sermon scripts, activities and more. Full Text Hymns on Ash Wednesday Dust and Ashes Touch Our FacePD
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Ash Wednesday: Beginning of the Lenten Journey Article by Nancy Ferguson https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/3632/ash-wednesday-beginning-of-the-lenten-journey Article by Nancy Ferguson Topics: Ash Wednesday , Easter , Lent , Grace Source: Ministry Matters Lent is composed of the 40 days between Ash Wednesday and Easter, not including the Sundays of those six weeks. Lent is traditionally understood as a time of fasting and penance in preparation for Easter. Ash Wednesday Song/Hymn by William Edward Flippin Jr http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupCulturalAid.asp?LRID=311 Song/Hymn by William Edward Flippin Jr Topics: Ash Wednesday , Fasting , Music , Discipline Source: The African American Lectionary William Edward Flippin, Jr., reflects on Ash Wednesday and suggests songs, poetry, and prayer appropriate for an Ash Wednesday service. Participants are encouraged to make use of fasting and prayer to overcome life's hurdles. Ash Wednesday Service in a season of pandemic Element of Worship by Thom M Shuman https://lectionaryliturgies.blogspot.com/2021/02/ash-wednesday-service-in-season-of.html Element of Worship by Thom M Shuman Topics: Ash Wednesday , Hope , Lament , Lent Source: Lectionary Liturgies This worship resource by Thom Shuman features liturgies for Ash Wednesday Service in a season of pandemic. It names and laments the reality of virtual worship, uncertainty, loneliness and directs us to find hope in God.... Ash Wednesday Worship Service Ideas Service Outline by Multiple Contributors https://www.faithward.org/ash-wednesday-worship-service-ideas/ Service Outline by Multiple Contributors 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 Is Important for Children Children's Sermon by Carolyn C Brown http://worshipingwithchildren.blogspot.com/2011/01/year-ash-wednesday-march-9-2011_20.html Children's Sermon by Carolyn C Brown Topics: Ash Wednesday , Lent , Repentance , Fasting Source: Worshiping With Children Other than Good Friday, Ash Wednesday is the day children are least expected or planned for in the sanctuary, which is to their detriment. Carolyn Brown shares meaningful ways to include children in congregational worship. Ash Wednesday: Cultural Resources Element of Worship by Yolanda M Norton http://theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupCulturalAid.asp?LRID=197 Element of Worship by Yolanda M Norton Topics: Ash Wednesday , Reconciliation , Worship Planning , Music Source: The African American Lectionary A collection of worship resources for Ash Wednesday: history, prayer, songs, illustrations and more. Ash Wednesday Planning Notes Element of Worship by Adrienne Trevathan https://www.umcdiscipleship.org/worship-planning/selah-life-in-a-minor-key/ash-wednesday-year-a-lectionary-planning-notes Element of Worship 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 Liturgy Service Outline by Katherine HawkerSelf https://liturgyoutside.net/ash-wednesday/ Service Outline by Katherine HawkerSelf Topics: Ash Wednesday , Bread , Gift , Holiness Source: Liturgy Outside Katherine HawkerSelf offers a liturgy from many sources for Ash Wednesday "in a non-theistic format" with "a hint of Christo-centrism with the adapted communion liturgy."