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 Service of Reflection Service Outline by Ruth Ann Schuuringa https://www.reformedworship.org/article/december-2019/ash-wednesday-service-reflection Service Outline by Ruth Ann Schuuringa Topics: Ash Wednesday , Youth , Prayer , Revelation Source: Reformed Worship Ruth Ann Schuringa offers a service outline for an Ash Wednesday service with no sermon but a lot of prayer and reflection and including interactive movement. Ashes on ice: Celebrating Ash Wednesday at home Article by Greg Moore https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/5795/ashes-on-ice-celebrating-ash-wednesday-at-home Article by Greg Moore Topics: Ash Wednesday , Liturgy , Home , Israel Source: Ministry Matters A meditation born of a service cancelled due to an ice storm on Ash Wednesday. Like the practices of the Jewish diaspora, Christian liturgy is highly portable. Why not worship at home? 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: Poems, Prayers, Promises Audio/Video by Brian Wren http://globalworship.tumblr.com/post/139064754900/ash-wednesday-poems-prayers-promises Audio/Video by Brian Wren Topics: Ash Wednesday , Prayer , Promises , Poetry Source: Global Worship This blog post highlights several resources for Ash Wednesday including a prayer by Brian Wren, a reflection by Rachel Held Evans, a prayer by Christine Sine, a poem by Christopher Villiers, and more. Ash Wednesday Liturgies Element of Worship by Rachel G Hackenberg https://rachelhackenberg.com/monday-muse-ash-wednesday-liturgies-on-the-rcl/ Element of Worship by Rachel G Hackenberg Topics: Ash Wednesday , Lent , Reconciliation , Sorrow Source: Rachel G. Hackenberg Rachel Hackenberg offers a call to worship, responsive reflection, and anointing liturgy for Ash Wednesday. The anointing liturgy is based on "Be reconciled to God" (2 Corinthians 5:10-21, 6:1-10). Ash Wednesday Confession Element of Worship by Amy Loving https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2015/02/ash-wednesday-confession.html Element of Worship by Amy Loving Topics: Ash Wednesday , Confession , Assurance , Worship Planning Source: Re-Worship This is a responsive act of confession for Ash Wednesday based on Psalm 51. Included are the prayer of confession, assurance of pardon, and an invitation to the imposition of ashes. Ash Wednesday: Death and Repentance Article by Marcus J Borg http://day1.org/5706-marcus_borg_ash_wednesday_death_and_repentance Article by Marcus J Borg Topics: Ash Wednesday , Lent , Dying and Rising with Christ , Repentance Source: Day1 In this Ash Wednesday article, Marcus Borg reflects on the reality of death and our need for repentance. Borg discusses how our Lenten journey with Christ requires us to "return" to God and open our minds. Ash Wednesday Prayer Element of Worship by Rachel G Hackenberg https://rachelhackenberg.com/ash-wednesday-lent-1-5/ Element of Worship by Rachel G Hackenberg Topics: Ash Wednesday , Death , Lent , Silence Source: Rachel G. Hackenberg This prayer, written for Ash Wednesday is suitable for use as a responsive prayer led by a pastor inviting congregational response. Ash Wednesday 2021 – A Pandemic Blessing in Disguise? Article by Jim Sabak https://www.praytellblog.com/index.php/2021/02/09/ash-wednesday-2021-a-pandemic-blessing-in-disguise/ Article by Jim Sabak Topics: Ash Wednesday Source: Pray Tell In this Roman Catholic article, Jim Sabak examines the administration of ashes on Ash Wednesday during COVID-19, and encourages a rediscovery of the ancient practice of placing ashes on the top of the head. Ash Wednesday Commentary/Exegesis by Nessette Falu http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupCulturalAid.asp?LRID=71 Commentary/Exegesis by Nessette Falu Topics: Ash Wednesday , Lent , Lament , Reconciliation Source: The African American Lectionary This worship planning resource is for an Ash Wednesday service. Nessette Falu provides cultural reflections, biblical exegesis, historical reflections, service recommendations, and song suggestions to deepen Ash Wednesday experiences. An Intergenerational Ash Wednesday Order of Worship Service Outline by Carolyn C Brown http://worshipingwithchildren.blogspot.com/2014/03/an-intergenerational-ash-wednesday.html Service Outline by Carolyn C Brown Topics: Ash Wednesday , Lord’s Supper , Liturgy , Children Source: Worshiping With Children An order of worship for Ash Wednesday that includes children as worshipers, ushers, communion servers, and worship leaders throughout the service. Ash Wednesday Liturgy Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2013/01/ash-wednesday-liturgy.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Ash Wednesday , Sin , Confession , Liturgy Source: Re-Worship A liturgy of corporate confession and the imposition of ashes for Ash Wednesday. It is arranged for two leaders and congregation, emphasizing how we may have been unfaithful stewards, with assurance of pardon from Ezekiel 36:25-27.... Ash Wednesday (T.S. Eliot) Audio/Video by T S Eliot http://globalworship.tumblr.com/post/157886807545/ash-wednesday-ts-eliot Audio/Video by T S Eliot Topics: Ash Wednesday , T. S. Eliot , Poetry Source: Global Worship Here is a video of T.S. Elliot reading his poem, "Ash-Wednesday." (Length: 12:11) Ash Wednesday: The Terrible, Marvelous Dust Commentary/Exegesis by Jan L Richardson http://paintedprayerbook.com/2015/02/13/ash-wednesday-the-terrible-marvelous-dust/ Commentary/Exegesis by Jan L Richardson Topics: Ash Wednesday , Blessing , Art Source: The Painted Prayerbook This Ash Wednesday resource from Jan Richardson offers a painting, reflection, and poem on ashes, our mortality, and God's care for us and claim over us who are from dust. Ash Wednesday: Prayer for Guidance Element of Worship by Joanna Harader https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/02/ash-wednesday-prayer-for-guidance.html Element of Worship by Joanna Harader Topics: Ash Wednesday , Prayer , Children , Compassion Source: Re-Worship A thoughtful prayer for Ash Wednesday. This prayer acknowledges God to be generous, humble, and caring for the outcasts. As a result we ask God to give us the ability to abide in God's peace. Ash Wednesday: Music and Worship Resources Element of Worship by Nolan Williams Jr http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupWorshipAid.asp?LRID=8 Element of Worship by Nolan Williams Jr Topics: Ash Wednesday , Worship , Church , Worship Planning Source: The African American Lectionary For Ash Wednesday, Nolan Williams Jr. presents these music and worship resources: his own worship planning notes, ash anointing, songs/hymns, and other recommendations (Romans 7:14-25). Ash Wednesday, an invitation to introspective piety Image by Daniella Zsupan-Jerome http://www.loyolapress.com/our-catholic-faith/liturgical-year/lent/arts-and-faith-for-lent/cycle-b/arts-and-faith-ash-wednesday-ii Image by Daniella Zsupan-Jerome Topics: Ash Wednesday , Lent , Hope , Silence Source: Loyola Press In this painting of a clown, called "Ash Wednesday" by Carl Spitweg, we are called to dwell in the simplicity of the Lenten season, looking upward toward fullness, possibility, and hope, turning our lives from darkness... Gospel in the Dirt Article by Beth Felker Jones https://www.faithandleadership.com/content/gospel-the-dirt Article by Beth Felker Jones Topics: Ash Wednesday , Sin Source: Faith and Leadership Reflecting upon the imposition of ashes on Ash Wednesday, this article by Beth Felker Jones discusses how dust is representative of humanity. Dust testifies to our creation, brokenness, and need for renewal. Ash Wednesday Confession Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2013/01/ash-wednesday-confession.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Ash Wednesday , Prayer , Confession , Worship Planning Source: Re-Worship This is a prayer of confession for Ash Wednesday based on Psalm 51. Ash Wednesday: What God Can Do with Dust Commentary/Exegesis by Jan L Richardson http://paintedprayerbook.com/2018/02/11/ash-wednesday-what-god-can-do-with-dust/ Commentary/Exegesis by Jan L Richardson Topics: Ash Wednesday , Lent , Blessing , Image of God Source: The Painted Prayerbook Jan Richardson describes how Ash Wednesday is about belonging to the God who knows what to do with dust, who sees the dust as a place to dream anew, who creates from it again and again.