Resources on Good Friday

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Topical Study on Good Friday Good Friday is the day in Holy Week each year that marks the death of Jesus Christ. In English this day of death is paradoxically called "good" because of what Jesus's death means for the redemption of the world: What happened to Jesus was terrible for him but "good" in... Good Friday: What Abides Image by Jan L Richardson http://paintedprayerbook.com/2011/04/19/good-friday-what-abides/ Image by Jan L Richardson Topics: Good Friday , Blessing , Goodness , Poetry Source: The Painted Prayerbook Good Friday is the subject of this blessing poem and piece of artwork. Reading Julian on Good Friday Article by Jason Lief https://blog.reformedjournal.com/2016/03/25/reading-julian-on-good-friday/ Article by Jason Lief Topics: Good Friday , Suffering , Power , Julian of Norwich Source: The Twelve Drawing from the writings of Julian of Norwich, this Good Friday article by Jason Lief presents the sufferings of Christ on the cross as a symbol of finding new life in foolishness rather than honor. The Bad News is Part of the Good News Article by Fleming Rutledge http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/2013/04/19/april-18-2003-interview-with-rev-fleming-rutledge/18886/ Article by Fleming Rutledge Topics: Good Friday , Easter , Resurrection , Suffering Source: Religion & Ethics Newsweekly In this interview, Fleming Rutledge explores the themes of suffering and belief surrounding Easter and Good Friday, as well as the implications of these stories for Christians in the rest of history. Good Friday Service Outline by Darrin Frisby http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupCulturalAid.asp?LRID=263 Service Outline by Darrin Frisby Topics: Good Friday , Crucifixion , Redemption , Worship Planning Source: The African American Lectionary A collection of worship resources including songs, litanies and prayers for Good Friday, focusing on the theme of redemption and the words from the cross. Unimaginable Words Element of Worship by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/unimaginable-words-matthew-26 Element of Worship by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Topics: Good Friday , Maundy Thursday , Peter , Darkness Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship This Maundy Thursday or Good Friday service is patterned after tenebrae, a service of shadows or darkness. The theme is the disciple Peter's reflections on his "unimaginable words" denying Christ and his beginning to heal afterwards. 'Good' Friday Sermon (Complete) by Denis Geraghty http://torch.op.org/torch/good-friday Sermon (Complete) by Denis Geraghty Topics: Good Friday , Love , Salvation , Crucifixion Source: Torch: Catholic Homilies from the Dominican Friars Denis Geraghty's homily for Good Friday focuses on the love revealed by Christ crucified and addresses the confusion with the adjective 'Good' in 'Good Friday'. Good Friday Service: A Funeral for Jesus Service Outline by Carol Penner https://leadinginworship.com/2013/02/good-friday-service-a-funeral-for-jesus/ Service Outline by Carol Penner Topics: Good Friday , Funeral , Family , Love Source: Carol Penner Carol Penner offers as a Good Friday service an imagined funeral service for Jesus, with roles for a pastor/leader and speaking parts for Peter and Mary Magdalene who give tributes. Good Friday: Cultural Resources Sermon Illustration by Margarita Simon Guillory http://theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupCulturalAid.asp?LRID=141 Sermon Illustration by Margarita Simon Guillory Topics: Good Friday , Crucifixion , Culture , Worship Planning Source: The African American Lectionary This resource is for a Good Friday service. Margarita Simon Guillory presents these cultural resources: historical information, a story about integration, an illustration to help define good Friday, and songs. Good Friday Service Outline by A Marquis Williams Sr http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupWorshipAid.asp?LRID=141 Service Outline by A Marquis Williams Sr Topics: Good Friday , Work of Jesus Christ , Worship Planning , Music Source: The African American Lectionary It is important on Good Friday not only to tell the crucifixion story but also to reflect on what happened. Helpful music and worship resources for Good Friday service highlighting the African American tradition. Good Friday Ritual of the Nails Song/Hymn by Ana Gobledale https://worshipwords.co.uk/good-friday-ritual-of-the-nails-uk/ Song/Hymn by Ana Gobledale Topics: Good Friday , Worship , Holy Week , Cross Source: Worship Words This service for Good Friday uses John 19:16-19, Luke 23:34, 43 and large nails given to everyone in the congregation to prompt interactive prayer, reflection and confession. Options are included for music and anointing with oil. Good Friday Darkness Call to Worship Element of Worship by Carol Penner https://leadinginworship.com/2018/03/good-friday-darkness-call-to-worship/ Element of Worship by Carol Penner Topics: Good Friday , Easter , Worship , Jesus Source: Carol Penner Carol Penner offers a call to worship for Good Friday. "Help us, today, to stay with Jesus, to watch as he is handed over and condemned." Good Friday Children's Sermon https://www.sermons4kids.com/good_friday_sermon_ochsner.htm Children's Sermon Topics: Good Friday , Sin , Cross , Children/youth Source: Sermons 4 Kids This Good Friday children’s sermon walks children through the events from the betrayal of Jesus to his death on the cross and conveys Jesus paying for one's sins. Full Text Hymns on Good Friday Good Friday General Intercessions©
Let all mortal flesh keep silencePD
O sacred Head, now woundedPD
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Good Friday Vigil Against Gun Violence Using Stations of the Cross Service Outline by Allyson Sawtell https://worshipwords.co.uk/good-friday-vigil-against-gun-violence-stations-of-the-cross-washington-park-united-church-of-christ-denver-colorado/ Service Outline by Allyson Sawtell Topics: Good Friday , Guns , Violence , Vigils Source: Worship Words Allyson Sawtell writes a Good Friday Vigil liturgy against gun violence using Stations of the Cross. The service outline includes songs, flowers and descriptions relating the stations to shootings in different locations that worshippers visit. Good Friday Sermon Illustration by Kimberly P Johnson http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupLectionaryReading.asp?LRID=319 Sermon Illustration by Kimberly P Johnson Topics: Good Friday , Suffering , Crucifixion , Justice Source: The African American Lectionary This sermon starter and commentary on 1 Peter 2:21-25 offers worship resources from an African American perspective for Good Friday that remembers Christ’s suffering by entrusting ourselves to the “one who judges justly.” Good Friday Article by James Calvin Schaap https://blog.reformedjournal.com/2012/04/06/good-friday/ Article by James Calvin Schaap Topics: Good Friday Source: The Twelve On Good Friday James Schaap reflects on the comfort found in a crucifix and its symbolic importance to life serving a risen Savior. Good Friday Prayer for Those Who Suffer Element of Worship by Carol Penner https://leadinginworship.com/2018/03/good-friday-prayer-for-those-who-suffer/ Element of Worship by Carol Penner Topics: Good Friday , Prayer , Suffering , Prison Source: Carol Penner This intercessory prayer set in the context of Good Friday prays for those suffering, those in captivity and in prison, those unjustly accused, and those facing death. Good Friday Prayer of Confession Element of Worship by Carol Penner https://leadinginworship.com/2011/04/good-friday-prayer-of-confession/ Element of Worship by Carol Penner Topics: Good Friday , Prayer , Confession , Confession Source: Carol Penner Prayer of confession for Good Friday focusing on betrayal and denial, selfishness, betrayal and violence, and the systems that amplify them. Good Friday: Worship and Music Resources Element of Worship by Tony McNeill http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupWorshipAid.asp?LRID=205 Element of Worship by Tony McNeill Topics: Good Friday , Goodness , Holy Week , Worship Planning Source: The African American Lectionary This worship planning resource is for a Good Friday service. Tony McNeill presents worship planning notes, with an invocation, responsive reading, and hymns/songs for the occasion. Good Friday: An At-Home Liturgy for an Awkward Time Element of Worship https://nccumc.org/hw2020/friday/ Element of Worship Topics: Good Friday , Worship Planning , Silence Source: North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church A full service for Good Friday at home during COVID-19 quarantine, centred on a candle and focusing the power of silence and darkness in revealing the heart of God. Good Friday Congregational Prayer Element of Worship by Carol Penner https://leadinginworship.com/2012/03/good-friday-congregational-prayer/ Element of Worship by Carol Penner Topics: Good Friday , Prayer , Sorrow , Crucifixion Source: Carol Penner A Good Friday prayer for the broken and sinful people who stand before the cross.