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... The Peace of Jesus: Symbol or Salvation Responding to troubling times, JR Rozko reminds us that Jesus has inaugurated the Kingdom of God, and that the Peace of Jesus (John 14:27) is "the very manifestation of God’s saving work." | | Peace Reflecting on John 14:27, Tony Robinson writes that the world offers three models of peace: palace, fortress, and escape. But the peace of God sends us into the world, to live as ministers of reconciliation. | | Peace Surpassing Understanding This service of Lessons and Carols, for the Advent season utilizes scripture reading, prayers, singing and responses. The theme of the service is "The Peace that Surpasses Understanding." | You’re Not a Pacifist Are You? Brian Zahnd does not call himself a pacifist. However, he has wrestled with the teachings of Jesus and the true nature of peace to critically assess his on view on violence. | | ‘Costly Peace’ Fiona Fung is an artist living in France. She recently created this gorgeous watercolour, "Costly Peace," which artistically reflects on why we make peace so costly. | | Salutation: Grace to you and peace... The weekly Sunday salutation “Grace to you and peace…” is more welcome and affirmation than Call to Worship, especially to those seeking the safe spaces that God provides in light of such issues as Domestic Violence. | The Language of Peace Karen Beyer's children's sermon explains the meaning of peace (Philippians 4:4-9), using a sign with PEACE on one side and SHALOM on the other, and also the American Sign Language sign for peace. | |