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Topical Study on Easter Easter is the Christian celebration of Jesus Christ's resurrection. Lectionary Scriptures Appropriate for Eastertide Sermon Starter/Outline by Charlotte LaForest https://episcopalchurch.org/library/bible-study/bible-study-easter-4-2014 Sermon Starter/Outline by Charlotte LaForest Topics: Easter , Jesus , Study , Shepherd Source: Sermons That Work This resource leads the student and/or preacher through Psalm 23; John 10:1-10; Acts 2:42-47; 1 Peter 2:19-25 providing brief commentary, with questions which will prove helpful in leading Bible study or preparing sermons. Friend Lazarus Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/friend-lazarus-john-11 Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Topics: Resurrection , Daily Living , Lazarus , Miracles of Jesus Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship This Eastertide worship service outline on John 11:1-44 focuses on the resurrection of Lazarus and explores how the resurrections of both Lazarus and Jesus inform our daily lives. Navigating Eastertide: A Better Resurrection Poetry by Jennifer L. Holberg https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/2017/04/26/navigating-eastertide/ Poetry by Jennifer L. Holberg Topics: Resurrection , Christina Rossetti , Life , Renewal Source: The Twelve Jennifer L. Holberg discusses the season of Easter with a poem by Christina Rossetti called "A Better Resurrection." This poem describes the deadness of life that can rise again through Jesus' resurrection. Easter Song/Hymn by Lynne Parker http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupCulturalAid.asp?LRID=207 Song/Hymn by Lynne Parker Topics: Easter , Resurrection , Worship Planning , Music Source: The African American Lectionary This Easter worship resource that is focused on children provides an etymology on the word Easter, ideas on bringing children into worship, and dramatic art suggestions for the occasion. Believing: A Small Group Resource Study Guide https://www.umcdiscipleship.org/worship-planning/easter-2019-part-1-worship-planning-series/easter-sunday-2019-year-c-planning-notes-living/easter-sunday-2019-year-c-living-faith-formation Study Guide Topics: Easter , Resurrection , Witness , The gospel Source: Discipleship Ministries An introduction to a small group / faith formation series designed for Eastertide, plus an outline for the first gathering, focused on John 20:1-18, 1 Corinthians 15:19-26, and Acts 10:34-43. But Now Has Christ Arisen Article by Joyce Borger https://www.reformedworship.org/article/december-2011/now-has-christ-arisen Article by Joyce Borger Topics: Easter , Lent , Worship , Liturgy Source: Reformed Worship Joyce Borger argues that celebrating Easter should not be limited to one Sunday but should extend into the season of Eastertide. Also included are words from the hymn "This Joyful Eastertide" by George Woodward. Discerning the Call of the Church Sermon (Complete) by Debbie Royals https://episcopalchurch.org/library/sermon/we-have-arrived-end-easter-7-b-2009 Sermon (Complete) by Debbie Royals Topics: Easter , Community , Discernment , Calling Source: Sermons That Work In this Eastertide sermon on Acts 1:15-17, 21-26 and John 17:6-19, Debbie Royals discusses the process of discernment. Royals suggests that discernment involves both prayer and openness to the Holy Spirit. Back in Grace Service Outline http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/back-in-grace-john-21 Service Outline Topics: Easter , Grace , John , Worship Planning Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship An Eastertide service outline based on John 21, focusing on the renewing grace of God through Christ's resurrection, as illustrated in Peter's restoration and call to feed Christ's sheep. Biblical Texts for Revival Planning Sermon Starter/Outline https://www.umcdiscipleship.org/worship-planning/revive-us-again/third-sunday-of-easter-year-a-lectionary-planning-notes/third-sunday-of-easter-year-a-liturgical-resources Sermon Starter/Outline Topics: Easter , Worship , Discipleship , Evangelism Source: Discipleship Ministries This post includes passages from the Old Testament for use in the preparation and planning a sermon series on revival during Eastertide. The suggested texts are Psalms 80:14-19, 85:1-7; Isaiah 57:14-15; and Habakkuk 3:2 Raising the Dead, Shepherding God's Sheep Sermon (Complete) by Donald Fishburne http://day1.org/4748-raising_the_dead_shepherding_gods_sheep Sermon (Complete) by Donald Fishburne Topics: Easter , Faith , Ministry , Resurrection Source: Day1 This Eastertide sermon by Donald Fishburne draws on two lessons—Peter's miraculous encounter with Dorcas, and Jesus's contentious encounter with religious leaders—to reveal questions of faith with which we must wrestle. To Die that We May Truly Live Sermon (Complete) by Richard J. Ounsworth http://torch.op.org/torch/to-die-that-we-may-truly-live Sermon (Complete) by Richard J. Ounsworth Topics: Death , Love , Jesus Source: Torch: Catholic Homilies from the Dominican Friars In this Eastertide homily, Richard Ounsworth reflects on the ways in which the death of Christ transforms our own deaths, but still requires the daily discipline of death to sin. Doubt No Longer Sermon (Complete) by Aidan Nichols http://torch.op.org/torch/doubt-no-longer Sermon (Complete) by Aidan Nichols Topics: Resurrection , Doubt , Belief Source: Torch: Catholic Homilies from the Dominican Friars In this Eastertide sermon on Luke 24:35-48, Aidan Nichols discusses the difference between doubt and difficulty. The Great Fifty Days Service Outline by Victoria Cok https://www.reformedworship.org/article/december-2001/great-fifty-days-seven-service-plans-easter-ascension-page-1-2 Service Outline by Victoria Cok Topics: Easter , Feast of the Ascension , Ascension , Resurrection Source: Reformed Worship Victoria Cok presents a way of thinking about a special time in the Christian calendar that brings back "The Great Fifty Days" as a church season: a celebration from Easter to Ascension (Part one of two). Be With Us Element of Worship by Bruce Prewer https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/06/prayers-of-people-be-with-us.html Element of Worship by Bruce Prewer Topics: Easter , Intercession , Creation , Faith Source: Re-Worship A prayer of intercession from Bruce Prewer, based on Psalm 19. This litany, which can be prayed responsively, uses scriptural language of creation and redemption and is especially appropriate for Eastertide. God Brings Elijah Home Practical How-To http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/elijah-2-kings-2 Practical How-To Topics: Easter , Resurrection , Worship Planning , Elijah (Biblical prophet) Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship An Eastertide service plan focusing on Bible stories that occurred before Christ's resurrection and that shed light on how we should live after his resurrection. This service features Elijah (2 Kings 2:1-18). Pastoral Prayer for Caregivers Rooted in Resurrection Element of Worship by Telmor Sartison https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/04/pastoral-prayer-easter-6-b.html Element of Worship by Telmor Sartison Topics: Easter , Prayer , Chaplain , Witness Source: Re-Worship This pastoral prayer for Eastertide by Telmor Sartison is inspired by Psalm 98 and John 15:9-17. It emphasizes witness and service, especially of chaplains and caregivers, rooted in the resurrection and the gifts God has given. Jesus Reinstates Peter Service Outline by Paul Ryan http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/john-21-15-25-jesus-reinstates-peter Service Outline by Paul Ryan Topics: Easter , Peter , Forgiveness Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship A recording of an Eastertide worship service held at the Calvin Institute's Worship Symposium 2018. Based on John 21:15-25, the service focuses on Jesus's reinstatement of Peter. A Contemporary Call to Worship for Lent (inspired by Psalm 19, 1 Corinthians 1:18-25) Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/02/contemporary-call-to-worship-lent-3-b.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Lent , Worship Planning , Adoration , Attributes of God Source: Re-Worship As a contemporary call to worship (with response) is suitable for Earth Day or World Communion Sunday as well as for any Sunday in Eastertide celebrating as it does the power of God's voice/word heard in... Easter Worship Ideas Element of Worship by Becky Getz https://www.faithward.org/easter-worship-ideas/ Element of Worship by Becky Getz Topics: Easter , Lent , Prayer , Worship Source: Faithward This resource includes calls to worship, prayers, Scripture passages, and songs for use by churches at Easter. The Faith of Nicodemus Sermon Starter/Outline by Taylor Burton-Edwards https://www.umcdiscipleship.org/worship-planning/lent-living-our-baptismal-calling/second-sunday-in-lent-accept-planning-notes/second-sunday-in-lent-accept-preaching-notes Sermon Starter/Outline by Taylor Burton-Edwards Topics: Eternal life , Light , Faith , The New Birth Source: Discipleship Ministries These sermon notes on John 3:1-21 reflect on the developing faith of Nicodemus and the meaning of faith as involving deeds as well as words.

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