Resources on Lament

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Topical Study on Lament Lament (to God, typically) is faithful protest over sin, sorrow, loss, sickness, death, enemy threats, or any of the other ills humans face, often accompanied by weeping, moaning, wailing, breast-beating, or other signs of anguish. Lamenting the Doctrine of Discovery Element of Worship by Alison Brookins https://togetherinworship.net/ResourceView/83/22731 Element of Worship by Alison Brookins Topics: Lament , Confession , Service , America Source: Together in Worship This is a detailed, full service outline by Alison Brookins, Katerina Friesen, Barbara Funnell, and Katie Kortemeier, for congregations who wish to learn about and lament the Doctrine of Discovery and its effects. Lament Sermon (Complete) by Joslyn Ogden Schaefer https://www.episcopalchurch.org/sermon/lament-ash-wednesday-2018 Sermon (Complete) by Joslyn Ogden Schaefer Topics: Lament , Ash Wednesday , Lent Source: Sermons That Work In this Ash Wednesday sermon on Joel 2:1-2,12-17, Joslyn Ogden Schaefer explores what happens to us and for us when we lament and invites us to bring our pain to God as a community during Lent. Lament Commentary/Exegesis by Lucy Strandlund https://www.episcopalchurch.org/bible-study/bible-study-proper-17-c-2019 Commentary/Exegesis by Lucy Strandlund Topics: Lament , Prayer , Love your neighbor , Compassion Source: Episcopal Church The commentary provided for Jeremiah 2:4-13; Psalm 81:1, 10-16; Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16; Luke 14:1, 7-10 focuses on lament and whether it has a place in our prayer life. Reflection questions encourage both discussion and sermon preparation.... Lament As Worship Element of Worship by Joan Stott http://www.thetimelesspsalms.net/w_resources/pentecost25[33]b_2015.htm Element of Worship by Joan Stott Topics: Lament , God's Presence , Grief , Worship Source: The Timeless Psalms Joan Stott offers a call to worship, prayers of thankfulness and trust, and a personal meditation on Psalm 16, reflecting on how lament, too, is an act of worship before God. Lament of a Persecuted Child Sermon Illustration by Doug Bratt http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/sermon-starters/easter-5b/?type=the_lectionary_psalms Sermon Illustration by Doug Bratt Topics: Lament , Easter , Resurrection , Eschatology Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching Doug Bratt, in this sermon starter on Psalm 22:25-31, shows that this Psalm of lament ends with a vision of all people coming to know the Lord that is fully realized in the resurrected Jesus Christ. Lament of Tears and Joy Element of Worship by Tim Dearborn http://globalworship.tumblr.com/post/135085361070/an-advent-lament-of-tears-and-joy Element of Worship by Tim Dearborn Topics: Lament , Advent , Joy , Love Source: Global Worship Tim Dearborn offers "An Advent Lament of Tears and Joy" and comments on the similarity of the "harsh realities of our world" with those of the world of the first Christmas. Lament, A Day to Mourn Article by Jim Wallis https://religionnews.com/2020/05/28/lament-a-day-to-mourn/ Article by Jim Wallis Topics: Lament , Prayer , interfaith dialogue Source: Religion News Service This article reacts to the milestone of passing 100,000 American deaths from the coronavirus by calling for a deeply felt day of lament across faiths and offers a template prayer reading for a time of lament. Lament to Trust Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy L deClaissé-Walford https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/second-sunday-after-epiphany/commentary-on-psalm-401-11 Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy L deClaissé-Walford Topics: Lament , Trust , Commentary , God Source: Working Preacher This commentary on Psalm 40:1-11 details the Psalmists journey from deep lament to even deeper trust. Lament as Connecting with God Commentary/Exegesis by Terence E Fretheim https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/ordinary-12/commentary-on-jeremiah-207-13-4 Commentary/Exegesis by Terence E Fretheim Topics: Lament , Prayer , Relationship , Faith Source: Working Preacher Commenting on Jeremiah 20:7-13, Terence Fretheim suggests that Jeremiah's laments provide a model for openness in speaking to God about our deepest concerns. It does matter a great deal how we conceptualize God. Lamenting What Can Be Changed Sermon Starter/Outline by Kelvin St John http://www.aplainaccount.org/psalm-851-2-8-13/ Sermon Starter/Outline by Kelvin St John Topics: Lament , Community , Change , Justice Source: A Plain Account Kelvin St. John's commentary observes that Psalm 85, one of several psalms of lament, seeks change by asking: Is God with us? Is God angry about sin? Is God's treatment of us just? Lament: Psalm 22 and Job 23 Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/10/lament-psalm-22-and-job-23.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Lament , Trust , Darkness , Job Source: Re-Worship This responsive lament by Jeff Shrowder, and shared by Christine Longhurst, has a part for the right and the left side of the congregation to respond to the words taken from Job 23:1-9, 16-17. Lament for the Charleston Martyrs Song/Hymn by Michelle Shocked http://globalworship.tumblr.com/post/121833994860/lament-for-the-charleston-martyrs-liquid Song/Hymn by Michelle Shocked Topics: Lament , Hope , Racism , Violence Source: Global Worship A collection of resources for grieving the victims of the Charleston shooting; many would also be adaptable for other instances of racial violence. Includes a prayer, history of the church, a contemporary lament, etc. Full Text Hymns on Lament Our Earth We Now Lament to SeePD
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Laments for School Shootings Song/Hymn by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette http://globalworship.tumblr.com/post/170891828245/3-hymn-prayers-lamenting-school-shootings Song/Hymn by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette Topics: Lament , Peace , Violence , Hymn Source: Global Worship Three hymns written by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette, and set to well-known tunes, that offer words of lament for school shootings. Lament Resources for Race Element of Worship https://www.missioalliance.org/the-sunday-missio-post-6-21-15/ Element of Worship Topics: Lament , Prayer , Church , Violence Source: Missio Alliance This post was created in response to the shooting in a church in Charleston, South Carolina. It features a poem of lament and five other prayers and writings related to hate, racism, and violence. Lament in Times of Sorrow: Psalm 77:1-20 Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2013/06/lament-in-times-of-sorrow-psalm-77-1-20.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Lament , Love , Prayer , Sorrow Source: Re-Worship This lament inspired by Psalm 77:1-20 is appropriate for the season of Lent, as well as funerals, or times of local, national, and international tragedy. The honesty of the grief expressed in such lament provides comfort.... Lament for a Broken Community Element of Worship by Jill Friend https://www.reformedworship.org/blog/lament-broken-community Element of Worship by Jill Friend Topics: Lament , Psalms , Grief , Crime Source: Reformed Worship Jill Friend's article shares how Psalms and prayers of lament help her community process their grief in response to allegations of teacher abuse. Friend includes a prayer of lament by Joyce Borger that wrestles with God.... Lament and Prayers for 9/11 Element of Worship http://globalworship.tumblr.com/post/9149267302/worship-resources-for-september-11-from-cicw Element of Worship Topics: Lament , Prayer , Worship Planning , Violence Source: Global Worship This blog post highlights worship resources for commemorating the 9/11 terrorist attacks, offering lament and prayers to God for communal worship. Lamenting in Advent Article https://blog.reformedjournal.com/2011/12/08/lament-in-advent-festivus-is-not-just-for-the-rest-of-us/ Article Topics: Lament , Advent Source: The Twelve This article reflects on the juxtaposition between Christmas cheer during Advent and the experience of holiday blues which many share. Advent, in addition to Lent, can also be a time for the church to practice lament. Lament as Fractured Memory Image by William J Danaher Jr https://thevcs.org/surviving-weeping/lament-fractured-memory Image by William J Danaher Jr Topics: Lament , Work , Writing , Art Source: The Visual Commentary on Scripture The improvisational quality of Sam Gilliam’s painting "April 4" invites the viewer to lament, to mourn what we've done, and yet to imagine what we might be. Archiving Lament Article by William J Danaher Jr https://thevcs.org/surviving-weeping/archiving-lament Article by William J Danaher Jr Topics: Lament , Lamentations , Art Source: The Visual Commentary on Scripture A visual commentary on Lamentations 1 using three art works to explore themes of lament.