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.
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See more hymns... Ascension Day Litany: Because Jesus Ascended This is a thoughtful litany that explains the significance of Ascension Day by a series of verses that follow the introduction, "Because Jesus ascended." Ride on King Jesus: A Gathering Litany for Ascension Day The theme of this gathering litany for Ascension Day, by Marilyn E. Thornton the unstoppable power of King Jesus. The litany is based on Luke 24:44-53 and Acts 1:1-12. The affirmation is based on Ephesians 1:15-22.... Songs & Art for Ascension Day The Church has celebrated Ascension Day on the 40th day after Easter since the time of St. Augustine. This offers songs, art, and other resources for its celebration. Benedictions for Ascension Day In this worship resource, Christine Longhurst shares scripturally-based benedictions suitable for Ascension Day/Sunday. Ascension Day is Huge Mark Moore writes on the church calendar: Jesus’ Ascension (Acts 1) fulfills Genesis 3 and Daniel 7; Jesus is exalted to God’s right hand, has dominion over all and will return with justice and glory. Ascension of the Lord Service planning tools for Ascension Day including history, commentary, readings, sermon starters, hymn suggestions and art work. Ten Reasons to Celebrate Ascension Day Ascension Day, though often neglected, offers us a powerful opportunity to renew our faith. In this article, John Witvliet offers ten reasons for celebrating Ascension Day, what he deems a "worldview tonic for the Christian imagination". 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.