Search ResultsYes and No: Lent and the Reformed Faith 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. | | Sights and Sounds of Lent: Children's Meditations for the Season Coins, a robe, a basin of water, they can all turn into something special for the season of Lent. One church created children’s Lenten meditations that engage their senses by using these objects and more.
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See more hymns... Hide and Seek with the Alleluia: Observing Lent and Celebrating Easter with Children in Congregational Worship The Lent-Easter stories are the key to faith and the services of Lent-Easter are our high Holy Days, says Carolyn Brown. Children need to be part of them with the entire congregation. Here are some tips. | | Lent Call to Worship: Covenant Here’s a responsive call to worship for Lent. It includes references to the covenant promises God made through Noah and Moses. | | Act of Confession: Lent 3 B Here’s an act of confession based on the suggested scripture readings for the third Sunday of Lent, Year B. | | First Sunday in Lent with Children Carolyn Brown offers suggestions for introducing children to Old Testament covenants and the season of Lent. Includes practical teaching suggestions and ideas for Genesis 9:8-17; Psalm 25:1-10; Mark 1:4-15; 1 Corinthians 9:24-27; and 1 Peter 3:18-22. | | A Prayer of Intercession for Lent Written for Lent, this prayer of intercession is also suitable for use on World Communion Sunday, or as a pastoral prayer and/or congregational prayer with response for justice, peace, and reconciliation. | | Observing Lent and Easter with Children This blog shares ways to observe Lent and Easter with children focusing on the themes of cross, covenant, listening to Jesus, and prayer based on the Lectionary readings including Mark 1:9-15, 8:31-38; John 2:13-22, 3:14-21, 12:20-33. | | Pastoral Prayer: Beginning Lent Lent Prayer/Call to Worship emphasizing Jesus' temptation in the wilderness and our temptations, the need for new life and hearing the voices of those in need, and the Word of God, Christ Jesus. | | Lent and the Psalms of Ascent Lent is our annual pilgrimage to Jerusalem and the passion of Jesus Christ. On this journey the Psalms of Ascent can keep us moving; they can give us perspective to get through gray days. | |