Search Results

Search results 1-20 of 33,171
  • 1
  • 2
  • ...
Ash Wednesday A sermon starter and commentary by Marvin McMickle on 2 Corinthians 5:20b–6:10, for Ash Wednesday in the African American Lectionary. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: The African American Lectionary Author: Marvin A. McMickle
Ash Wednesday: Cultural Resources This worship resource for Ash Wednesday provides the following cultural resources: historical information, a prose excerpt, and traditional songs. Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: The African American Lectionary Author: William H. Wiggins, Jr.
Ash Wednesday Worship Outline of a worship service of repentance and renewal for Ash Wednesday, including prayers, invitation, scripture, music, imposition of ashes, benediction, and a link to a meditation by Debra Rienstra. Resource type: Element of Worship Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Author: Debra Rienstra
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. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship
Reading Julian on Good Friday Drawing from the writings of Julian of Norwich, this Good Friday article by Jason Lief presents the sufferings of Christ on the cross as a symbol of finding new life in foolishness rather than honor. Resource type: Article Source: The Twelve Author: Jason Lief
Choir Anniversary: Love for the Music of the Church This sermon starter and commentary on Psalm 100 offers worship resources from an African American perspective for a service celebrating a choir anniversary service, emphasizing the shared love for the music of the church. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline Source: The African American Lectionary Author: Alphonetta Wines Unimaginable Words 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. Resource type: Service Outline Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship
Contemporary Service for Ash Wednesday This outline of an Ash Wednesday service provides video, prayer, and song suggestions. Resource type: Service Outline Source: Discipleship Ministries
Advent Waiting Advent resources: a folk ballad, "Every Valley," tells of the times when waiting is hard and hope is needed, a "Community Prayer for Waiting," a banner, a painting, another prayer, and two quotes from Dietrich Bonhoeffer.... Resource type: Song/Hymn Source: Global Worship
Advent Hope: Staying Afloat In this Advent reflection, the author ponders the challenge of offering real hope in the midst of difficult circumstances. Resource type: Article Source: The High Calling
Full Text Hymns on Love What Wondrous Love Is ThisPD
Love Divine, All Loves ExcellingPD
Love Lifted MePD
See more hymns...
The Reciprocity of Love In this video, James Finley understand God as infinite reality in creation—infinitely giving itself away as our life. He calls our material world the manifestation of in-manifested mystery of love. (Length: 05:55) Resource type: Audio/Video Source: The Work of the People Author: James Finley Restore the Joy of Salvation On the twenty-seventh day of Lent, Jan Richardson ponders on the topic of joy in Psalm 51:1-12. She asks us to consider the ways in which we can invite God deeper into our spirits. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: The Painted Prayerbook Author: Jan Richardson
Why Ash Wednesday? Ash Wednesday became the day that marked the beginning of the Lenten renewal. Laura explores the use of ash on Ash Wednesday and the implications for believers. Resource type: Article Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Author: Laura Smit
From Wiggles to Worship In this article, Paul Ryan reflects on how children learn worship by participating in it. He encourages us to invite their participation, even when they are wiggly or disruptive, believing they are learning to love worship. Resource type: Article Source: Reformed Worship Author: Paul Ryan Advent Love This sermon starter and commentary on Luke 1:46-51 offers worship resources from an African American perspective for celebrating the second Sunday of Advent, focusing on the theme of love. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline Source: The African American Lectionary Author: Brian Bantum Requirements of Conjugal Love In this article, Paul Chutikom shares three requirements for conjugal love according to the Catechism of the Catholic Church: unity and indissolubility of marriage, fidelity, and fertility. Resource type: Article Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review Author: Paul Chutikorn Love Your Neighbor Preaching notes by Scott Hoezee on Luke 10:25-37: Jesus' call for us to love our neighbor as ourselves extends to all people, particularly those cast aside and unable to help themselves. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching Author: Scott E. Hoezee
Search results 1-20 of 33,171
  • 1
  • 2
  • ...