Ash Wednesday: Cultural Resources
This worship resource for Ash Wednesday provides the following cultural resources: historical information, a prose excerpt, and traditional songs.
Lent, 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.
This Maundy Thursday or Good Friday service is patterned after tenebrae, a service of shadows or darkness. The theme is the disciple Peter's reflections on his "unimaginable words" denying Christ and his beginning to heal afterwards.
Contemporary Service for Ash Wednesday
This outline of an Ash Wednesday service provides video, prayer, and song suggestions.
Communion as Healing
In this video, Christena Cleveland shares her thoughts about communion/Lord's Supper and its opportunity to foster healing from oppressive power. Jesus can be found wherever people are in trouble.
Hymn: Come To The Table
This hymn by Richard Garland is suitable for World Communion or any service of Holy Communion. It is set to Johannes Brahms' magnificent melody from his first symphony.
Our Passover Eucharist
This article by Jeremy Holmes uses Leviticus 1-7 to explore the similarities between sacrificial offerings and the Eucharist and emphasizes the sacrificial nature of the Eucharist.
Full Text Hymns on Lord's Supper
Have Thine Own Way, LordPD
I Need Thee Every HourPD
Let Us Break Bread TogetherPD
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Hymn: I Am The Bread Of Heaven
This new Communion hymn is offered in three settings: for congregation and choir, for congregation with modulation, and for congregation in one key.
Hymn: I Am The Bread Of Heaven (SATB Choir & Congregation)
Sandy Willard Rogers sends this new Communion hymn for SATB choral use.
Communion Skyped from Tehran
In this article, Lisa Nichols Hickman shares an experience of a live Skype communion meal.
Video featuring Sara Miles talking about the transformative properties of communion. Who are you eating with?
Communion of Saints
Focusing on the physical, human, auditory, and tactile elements of a Eucharist celebration, this book excerpt from Frederick Buechner's book "Whistling in the Dark" illustrates the Communion of Saints.
Communion Litany for Advent
This is a prayer of thanksgiving for use in Advent communion.