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Resources on Lent

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Topical Study on Lent The crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ are the heart of the Christian gospel; accordingly, Good Friday and Easter climax the Christian year. Lent is a season of preparation and repentance during which we ponder our mortality and sinfulness and thus our need to die and rise with Jesus Christ... Lent, A Necessary Time of Preparation Sermon Starter/Outline http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/lent-planning-guide Sermon Starter/Outline Topics: Lent , Worship Planning Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship This resource provides an introduction to Lent and offers a comprehensive guide to Lenten planning. It provides suggestions for selecting passages, ideas for a sermon series, questions to consider, and sample elements of worship. Season of Lent Commentary/Exegesis by Luke A Powery http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupLectionaryReading.asp?LRID=72 Commentary/Exegesis by Luke A Powery Topics: Lent , Grace , Sermon Source: The African American Lectionary A sermon starter and commentary by Luke Powery on 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 for the season of Lent in the African American Lectionary. The Fight Between Carnival and Lent, art for Ash Wednesday Image by Daniella Zsupan-Jerome http://www.loyolapress.com/our-catholic-faith/liturgical-year/lent/arts-and-faith-for-lent/cycle-a/arts-and-faith-ash-wednesday Image by Daniella Zsupan-Jerome Topics: Lent , Ash Wednesday , Dying and Rising with Christ , Confession Source: Loyola Press ... on the painting, "The Fight Between Carnival and Lent" by Pieter Brueghel the Elder, this blog reflects ... painting that point us to the beginning of Lent and Ash Wednesday, when we don ashes... I Gave Up Gossip for Lent Article by Dena Dyer https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/i-gave-gossip-lent Article by Dena Dyer Topics: Lent , Fasting , Gossip Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Dena Dyer shares her experience of giving up gossiping for lent, what it taught her about spiritual disciplines, and how it prepared her to be wowed by the resurrection story again. Yes and No: Lent and the Reformed Faith Article by John D Witvliet https://thebanner.org/features/2011/02/yes-and-no-lent-and-the-reformed-faith-today Article by John D Witvliet Topics: Lent , Baptism , Contextualization Source: The Banner John Witvliet outlines the history of the celebration of Lent and highlights the importance of understanding one's context in discerning how best to celebrate Lent in one's church. Lent Commentary/Exegesis by Yolanda Pierce http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupLectionaryReading.asp?LRID=134 Commentary/Exegesis by Yolanda Pierce Topics: Lent , Hope , Sermon , God's Deliverance Source: The African American Lectionary A sermon starter and commentary by Yolanda Pierce on Psalm 32:1-7 for the season of Lent in the African American Lectionary. Lent Commentary/Exegesis by John E Guns http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupLectionaryReading.asp?LRID=9 Commentary/Exegesis by John E Guns Topics: Lent , Redemption , Service , Sermon Source: The African American Lectionary A sermon starter and commentary on Romans 12:1-3 by John Guns focused on the season of Lent in the African American Lectionary. Who Is Jesus? Who Is Christ? Sermon Starter/Outline by Carrie Steenwyk https://www.reformedworship.org/article/december-2008/who-jesus-who-christ Sermon Starter/Outline by Carrie Steenwyk Topics: Lent , Divinity of Christ , Jesus Christ's humanity , Worship Planning Source: Reformed Worship Scott E. Hoezee and Carrie Steenwyk present a sermon series for Lent on the identity of Jesus based off of readings from Mark and supply sermon notes and liturgies for each Sunday, Good Friday, and Easter. Lent Commentary/Exegesis by Juan M Floyd-Thomas http://theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupCulturalAid.asp?LRID=134 Commentary/Exegesis by Juan M Floyd-Thomas Topics: Lent , Fasting , Preparation , Lenten Meditation Source: The African American Lectionary Juan M. Floyd-Thomas offers insights into Lent, its history, appropriate songs in worship, and encourages people to engage in the practices of fasting and prayer. Lent Resources Element of Worship by Faithwardorg https://www.faithward.org/lent-resources/ Element of Worship by Faithwardorg Topics: Lent , Worship Planning , Christian Calendar , Liturgics Source: Faithward This post consists of resources for Lent which are available to assist pastors and worship leaders in planning and celebration of Lent, Easter, and Pentecost. Using Common Materials to Communicate the Themes of Lent Service Outline by Debra Levey Larson https://www.reformedworship.org/article/december-1990/dirt-foot-cross-using-common-materials-communicate-themes-lent Service Outline by Debra Levey Larson Topics: Lent , Art , Worship Planning , Service Source: Reformed Worship During the season of Lent a church decided to use common materials to deepen their experience, like dirt and twigs. This resource also provides a Lenten service outline with a large responsive reading section. Sights and Sounds of Lent Drama by Bernard J Haan Jr https://www.reformedworship.org/article/december-1997/sights-and-sounds-lent-childrens-meditations-season Drama by Bernard J Haan Jr Topics: Lent , Children/youth , Sermon , Children Source: Reformed Worship Coins, a robe, a basin of water, they can all turn into something special for the season of Lent. Here are children’s Lenten meditations that engage their senses by using these objects and more. Full Text Hymns on Lent Create in Me a Clean HeartPD
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Lent Call to Worship: Covenant Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/02/lent-call-to-worship-covenant.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Lent , Covenant , Moses Source: Re-Worship Here’s a responsive call to worship for Lent. It includes references to the covenant promises God made through Noah and Moses. Lent is a time for clean up Commentary/Exegesis by Brett Fawcett https://grandinmedia.ca/lent-time-clean/ Commentary/Exegesis by Brett Fawcett Topics: Lent , Fasting Source: Grandin Media Lent is a time for clean-up, to throw some things out (abstinence) or give some things away (almsgiving). Fasting and abstinence is really so that Christ can shape and mould us into our true selves. Rethinking the 'Lenten Journey' Part 2 of 2 Sermon Starter/Outline by Rolf Jacobson https://www.workingpreacher.org/theology-and-interpretation/rethinking-the-lenten-journey-start-by-asking-whats-lent-for-part-2-of-2 Sermon Starter/Outline by Rolf Jacobson Topics: Lent , Worship Planning , Journey , Worship Source: Working Preacher Rolf Jacobson writes that Lent is a time for individual and communal spiritual renewal and shares spiritual practices and images for preachers to focus on. For example: Lent is sackcloth, Easter is joy (Psalm 30). Lent: Music and Worship Resources Element of Worship by Michelle Riley Jones http://theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupWorshipAid.asp?LRID=134 Element of Worship by Michelle Riley Jones Topics: Lent , Prayer , Repentance , Reverence Source: The African American Lectionary In addition to providing advice on creating reverent and repentant worship services during Lent, these Lenten liturgical resources by Michelle Riley Jones include hymn suggestions, litanies and responsive readings. Lent With Children – Where to Begin? Practical How-To by Adam Waddell https://earthandaltarmag.com/posts/lent-with-children-where-to-begin Practical How-To by Adam Waddell Topics: Lent , Repentance , Sin , Temptation Source: Earth and Altar Adam Waddell makes simple catechetical recommendations for teaching children about Lent. As Fred Rogers would remind us, the best way to teach something is to "love it in front of the other person." Lent in Jerusalem: Beyond the Palm Parade Article by Angela Zimmann https://www.workingpreacher.org/theology-and-interpretation/lent-in-jerusalem-beyond-the-palm-parade Article by Angela Zimmann Topics: Lent , Palm Sunday , Suffering , Pilgrimage Source: Working Preacher Angela Zimmerman encourages preachers to lead their congregations in practicing a “thick Lent” by leaning into the stories of contemporary Christians suffering in the Holy Land, rather than sharing romantic notions of pilgrimage. Marriage, Sex and Lent Article by Michael Gillis https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/prayingintherain/2016/03/marriage-sex-lent/ Article by Michael Gillis Topics: Lent , Marriage , Sexuality Source: Ancient Faith Blog In this article from the Orthodox tradition, Michael Gillis examines Church Tradition on married couples abstaining form sexual relations during lent. Lent, the Discovery of Love Sermon (Complete) by Columba Ryan http://torch.op.org/torch/lent-the-discovery-of-love Sermon (Complete) by Columba Ryan Topics: Love , Repentance , War Source: Torch: Catholic Homilies from the Dominican Friars Columba Ryan preaches on making a new commitment to love for the season of Lent through the repentance and belief that makes the other—God and human—central, instead of the self.