Search ResultsLent, A Necessary Time of Preparation 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.
All Hail the Power of Jesus' NamePD
See more hymns... Ascension Reflections “The Ascension of Christ doesn’t mean absence; it means sovereignty, exercised through the Spirit.” This resource brings together reflections by N. T. Wright with artwork and music for the Ascension. Ascension Theology, Responses, and Art In addition to discussing the history and theology of Ascension Day, this Ascension Day article provides two responsive litanies describing the implications of Jesus' ascension, a responsive litany based on Psalm 47:5-9 and two related artworks. The Ascension with Children Ascension-themed resources for children's participation in congregational worship, including sermon scripts, songs, images, activities and more. Based on Genesis 12:1-3, Psalms 47 and 93, Luke 24:44-53, Acts 1:1-11, and Ephesians 1:15-23. The Ascension of Jesus This is a dramatic reading based on the Great Commission and Ascension, from Acts 1:6-14. There are parts for a narrator, Jesus, and the disciples. The resource includes artwork of Jesus ascending into the clouds. Ascension of Christ This 16th century painting by Albrecht Altdorfer depicts the Ascension from Luke 24:50-53 and Acts 1:6-11. Cosmic Community: An Ascension Day Prayer This worship resource by Christine Longhurst features an Ascension Day prayer written by John van de Laar. This prayer praises the Ascended One for his generosity towards us instead of hoarding his power and glory. Ascension Day Monologue Read a dramatic monologue about the ascension of Jesus, written from the perspective of a disciple. Ascension Prayer and Artwork This resource contains both a prayer for ascension day that focuses on the location of God's presence and a mixed media artwork by Patti Adams titled "The Ascension" that prominently displays the word "Alleluia."