Resources on Epiphany

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Topical Study on Epiphany Often the content of our Christmas celebration is shaped by what we do with the weeks following Christmas. Churches that observe Christmas as a standalone event may find it difficult to get past the sentimentality of seeing a cute, mild-natured baby in the manger. But the incarnation involves much more... Darkness and Light: An Epiphany Responsive Prayer Element of Worship by Carol Penner https://carolpenner.typepad.com/leadinginworship/2015/12/darkness-and-light-an-epiphany-responsive-prayer.html Element of Worship by Carol Penner Topics: Epiphany , Prayer , God's Presence , Darkness Source: Carol Penner Carol Penner presents a responsive prayer for Epiphany with the refrain, "O God, you are with us in darkness and in light." God's presence sustains us and gives us confidence. Epiphany Congregational Prayer Element of Worship by Carol Penner https://carolpenner.typepad.com/leadinginworship/2019/01/epiphany-congregational-prayer.html Element of Worship by Carol Penner Topics: Epiphany , Beauty , Prayer , Goodness Source: Carol Penner This prayer, written for Epiphany Sunday, is a suitable for the New Year, or for any congregation and person(s) embarking on a new venture. The prayer encourages us to trust that where God sends he provides.... Litany for the Wise in the Time of Tyrant Kings (Epiphany) Element of Worship http://globalworship.tumblr.com/post/169372944595/litany-for-the-wise-in-the-time-of-tyrant-kings Element of Worship Topics: Epiphany , Wisdom , History , Feast Source: Global Worship This litany incorporates references from Matthew 2 and Isaiah 60, fitting for the season of Epiphany. Epiphany Image by Albert Herbert https://www.methodist.org.uk/our-faith/reflecting-on-faith/the-methodist-modern-art-collection/index-of-works/epiphany-albert-herbert/ Image by Albert Herbert Topics: Epiphany , Magi , Art , Methodism Source: The Methodist Church in Britain This 1962 painting by Albert Herbert depicts Epiphany from Matthew 2:1–2, 11, where three Magi make their way to the stable where the baby Jesus in his manger. Epiphany Call to Worship Element of Worship by Rachel G. Hackenberg https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2018/01/epiphany-call-to-worship.html Element of Worship by Rachel G. Hackenberg Topics: Light , Worship Planning Source: Re-Worship This is a responsive call to worship for epiphany inspired by Isaiah 60:1-3 that focuses on the metaphor of light. King's Job Description Sermon Illustration by Doug Bratt http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/sermon-starters/epiphany-c/?type=the_lectionary_psalms Sermon Illustration by Doug Bratt Topics: Epiphany , Government , Leadership , Psalms Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching Doug Bratt, in this Epiphany sermon starter on Psalm 72:1-7 and 10-14, points out that this Psalm is a description of a good king of Israel that will care for the poor and deliver justice. The Great Mystery of Christ Sermon Illustration by Stanley Mast http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/sermon-starters/epiphany-c/?type=lectionary_epistle Sermon Illustration by Stanley Mast Topics: Epiphany , Gentiles , Mystery , Gospel Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching Stan Mast, in this Epiphany sermon starter on Ephesians 3:1-12, discusses the mystery hidden for ages in God as the complete inclusion of the Gentiles in the covenant with all its blessings. Bible Study on Epiphany Study Guide by Will Stanley https://episcopalchurch.org/library/bible-study/bible-study-epiphany-4-c-2013 Study Guide by Will Stanley Topics: Epiphany , Jeremiah , Love Source: Sermons That Work In this Bible study guide, Will Stanley offers thoughts and reflection questions on Psalm 71:1-6, the call of Jeremiah (Jeremiah 1:4-10), the rejection of Jesus at Nazareth (Luke 4:21-30), and Paul on love (1 Corinthians 13). Faith Formation: Epiphany Sunday Study Guide by Scott Hughes https://www.umcdiscipleship.org/articles/faith-formation-epiphany-sunday Study Guide by Scott Hughes Topics: Epiphany , Matthew , Fellowship Source: Discipleship Ministries This resource for small groups is to be used in connection with the worship resources for Epiphany. The underlying question for Epiphany is, “How might our lives reflect the glory of the King of Kings?" Epiphany Prayer: About the Light Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/12/epiphany-prayer-about-light.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Epiphany , Prayer , Darkness , Light Source: Re-Worship Christine Longhurst introduces a beautiful prayer for Epiphany written by John van de Laar about the theme of light that is so pervasive in Scripture and the trajectory of Jesus’ life. Epiphany Prayer Element of Worship by Katherine HawkerSelf https://liturgyoutside.net/seasons/epiphany/ Element of Worship by Katherine HawkerSelf Topics: Epiphany , Love , Prayer , Thanksgiving Source: Liturgy Outside Katherine HawkerSelf offers a prayer of dedication for Epiphany, giving thanks for candles reminding us of God's presence, disturbing our complacency, and awakening us to love and justice. Epiphany Element of Worship https://www.presbyterianmission.org/ministries/worship/christianyear/epiphany/ Element of Worship Topics: Epiphany , Prayer , Revelation Source: Presbyterian Church Mission This resource explains the meaning of Epiphany using an excerpt from the Companion to the Book of Common Worship. Included also is the Revised Common Lectionary Scripture readings and prayers for Epiphany. How Do We Know God? The Answer of Epiphany Devotional by Mark D. Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/how-do-we-know-god-answer-epiphany Devotional by Mark D. Roberts Topics: Epiphany , Revelation , God's Presence Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling How do we know God? Through Christ Jesus' epiphany, God has made "all of this" plain to us. What's all of this? God’s plan (or purpose) centered in God’s grace, revealed through Jesus (2 Timothy 1:10,9). The Art for Epiphany Image by Paul Neeley http://globalworship.tumblr.com/post/155373584390/epiphany-good-news-for-all-nations-with-art-from Image by Paul Neeley Topics: Epiphany , Art , Adoration , King Source: Global Worship Epiphany is when we remember the nations coming to worship Christ. Sadao Watanabe made several stencil woodblocks for Epiphany. Some examples include three Kings and Magi being told in a dream to return home another way. A Light for All Nations Commentary/Exegesis by Paul Colloton, OSFS http://4lpi.com/blog/a-light-for-all-nations/ Commentary/Exegesis by Paul Colloton, OSFS Topics: Epiphany , Christ , Darkness , Isaiah Source: Connect! Sunday Reflection A light-themed devotional reflection and prayer for Epiphany: "The glory of the LORD shines upon us and shines on our world through us. We are to be the instruments of the Christ Light we celebrate today."... Epiphany Blessing Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2017/01/epiphany-blessing.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Epiphany , Blessing , Justice , Longing Source: Re-Worship "...May we be the road Christ takes." This poetic blessing is written for epiphany based on Isaiah 42:1 and our longing to see Christ bring justice to the earth. Epiphany Is the Season Sermon (Complete) https://episcopalchurch.org/library/sermon/third-sunday-after-epiphany-10 Sermon (Complete) Topics: Epiphany , Jesus , Calling , Disciple Source: Sermons That Work A sermon for the Epiphany season. Jesus' invitation and the disciples' acceptance of it marks the beginning of an adventure that continues to this day. Baptism and Epiphany Commentary/Exegesis by Dennis W. Wiley http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupCulturalAid.asp?LRID=63 Commentary/Exegesis by Dennis W. Wiley Topics: Epiphany , Baptism , Church , Special Days Source: The African American Lectionary This worship planning resource is for a baptism and epiphany service. This resource includes a collection of cultural resources, including stories, songs, biblical context, and historical African American context for baptism. Epiphany in Us Devotional by Mark D. Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/epiphany-appearing-god-jesus-christ-and-through-us Devotional by Mark D. Roberts Topics: Epiphany , Magi , Baptism of Christ Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling A devotional reflection by Mark D. Roberts on Luke 3:21-22. Roberts explores moments of epiphany in the gospels, focusing on Jesus's baptism, and writes that God appears to the world now primarily in his people. Star of the East (Epiphany hymn) Song/Hymn http://globalworship.tumblr.com/post/15432590486/star-of-the-east-epiphany-hymn-shape-note Song/Hymn Topics: Epiphany , Hymn , Magi , Offering Source: Global Worship An Epiphany hymn: “Brightest and Best of the Stars of the Morning,” written by Reginald Heber (1783 - 1826). Lyrics and the full score are available as well as a video performed in shape-note singing style.

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