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. Liturgy with communion - Ash Wednesday Element of Worship by Thom M Shuman https://lectionaryliturgies.blogspot.com/2018/02/alternate-texts-ash-wednesday-service.html Element of Worship by Thom M Shuman Topics: Ash Wednesday , God's Presence , Lent , Journey Source: Lectionary Liturgies Thom Shuman offers a liturgy with communion for Ash Wednesday. "Smudged this night with the ashes of penitence, we will go out to share God’s forgiveness." 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. 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? 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: 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: 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 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 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 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. 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, 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... 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. Tips for Ash Wednesday during COVID-19 Practical How-To by Cynthia Wilson https://www.umcdiscipleship.org/articles/tips-for-ash-wednesday-during-covid-19 Practical How-To by Cynthia Wilson Topics: Ash Wednesday , Lent Source: Discipleship Ministries Suggested considerations and practical ideas for worship preparations for Ash Wednesday during COVID-19. Ash Wednesday Commentary/Exegesis by Kenyatta R Gilbert http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupLectionaryReading.asp?LRID=71 Commentary/Exegesis by Kenyatta R Gilbert Topics: Ash Wednesday , Lent , Faith , Suffering Source: The African American Lectionary Kenyatta Gilbert provides this commentary on Luke 4:1-13 for Ash Wednesday. There is a biblical exegesis, celebration of what Christ has done, descriptive details, and other sermon suggestions. Ash Wednesday Do-Over Article by Cheryl Smith https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/ash-wednesday-do-over Article by Cheryl Smith Topics: Ash Wednesday , Suffering , Lent , Renewal Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling The season of Lent begins with Ash Wednesday: an annual reminder that the death and resurrection of Christ brings renewal, restoration, and the chance to experience grace every day. Ash Wednesday and the Compassion of God Devotional by Mark D Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/ash-wednesday-and-compassion-god Devotional by Mark D Roberts Topics: Ash Wednesday , God , Compassion , Grace Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Mark Roberts' devotional on Psalm 103:13-14 observes that Ash Wednesday reminds us of our "dustiness," and our need for the One who has compassion on us and is always with us. Ash Wednesday Prayer Element of Worship by Stephen M Fearing https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2014/02/ash-wednesday-prayer.html Element of Worship by Stephen M Fearing Topics: Ash Wednesday , Prayer , Lent , Worship Planning Source: Re-Worship This is a responsive Ash Wednesday prayer that seeks blessing for the lenten journey. 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.