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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
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
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 Confession Here’s a responsive advent prayer of confession that acknowledges several ways in which we fail (i.e. unwillingness to change our hearts, not caring about the stranger), with the repeated congregational response for mercy and forgiveness. Resource type: Element of Worship Source: Re-Worship Author: Nathan Nettleton
Ash Wednesday: Crisis and Repentance This podcast considers texts for Ash Wednesday, suggesting the penitential prayer of repentance from Psalm 51 and the communal crisis from Joel 2 as key preaching themes. Resource type: Audio/Video Source: Working Preacher Author: Rolf Jacobson
Offertory Prayers and Invitation This is a series of four Offertory Prayers by Ken Sloane, based on Ephesians 4:1-16, 25-32, 5:1-2, 15-20, and 6:10-20. Included is an Invitation to the Offering and a digital image. Resource type: Image Source: Discipleship Ministries Author: Ken Sloane Offertory Prayers and Invitation This is a series of four Offertory Prayers by Ken Sloane, based on Job 1:1, 2:1-10, 23:1-9, 16-17, 38:1-7, 42:1-6, and 10-17. Included is an Invitation to the Offering and a digital image. Resource type: Element of Worship Source: Discipleship Ministries Author: Ken Sloane Season of Lent A sermon starter and commentary by Luke Powery on 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 for the season of Lent in the African American Lectionary. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: The African American Lectionary Author: Luke A. Powery
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.
Offertory Prayers and Invitation for Advent This is a series of Offertory Prayers by Ken Sloane for the Advent and Christmas seasons, based on texts from Isaiah, Jeremiah, Micah, Zephaniah, Malachi, Matthew, and Luke. Included is an Invitation to the Offering. Resource type: Element of Worship Source: Discipleship Ministries Author: Ken Sloane Offertory Prayers and Invitation This is a series of four Offertory Prayers by Ken Sloane, based on Hebrews 9:11-14, 24-28, 10:11-14, Revelation 1:4, and 21:1-6. Included is an Invitation to the Offering and a digital image. Resource type: Element of Worship Source: Discipleship Ministries Author: Ken Sloane Offertory Prayers and Invitation This is a series of five Offertory Prayers by Ken Sloane, based on Mark 6:6, 13-29, 53-56, and John 6:1-21. Included is an Invitation to the Offering and a digital image. Resource type: Image Source: Discipleship Ministries Author: Ken Sloane 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
I Gave Up Gossip for Lent Dena Dyer shares her experience of giving up gossiping for lent, what it taught her about spiritual disciplines, and how it prepared her to be wowed by the resurrection story again. Resource type: Article Source: The High Calling Author: Dena Dyer
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
Offertory Prayers and Invitation This is a series of four Offertory Prayers for Lent and Easter, based on Psalm 31:9-16, Isaiah 43:16-21, Luke 15:1-3, Luke 19:28-40 and 1 Corinthians 15:19-26. Included is an Invitation to the Offering. Resource type: Element of Worship Source: Discipleship Ministries Author: Rosanna Anderson Why Ash Wednesday? Ash Wednesday became the day that marked the beginning of the Lenten renewal. Laura Smit 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
Prayer is the Believer's Lifeline "Prayer does make a difference. Prayer changes things... we become co-partners and co-creators with God... Prayer is, basically, a relationship with God." An audio-recorded sermon and transcript on Luke 22:39. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) Source: Theological Commons (Princeton Theological Seminary) Author: James Iley McCord Offertory Prayers and Invitation This is a series of five Offertory Prayers by Ken Sloane, based on Isaiah 60:1-6, Matthew 2:1-12, Luke 3:15-17, 21-22, 1 Corinthians 12, and 1 Corinthians 13. Included is Invitation to the Offering and digital image. Resource type: Element of Worship Source: Discipleship Ministries Author: Ken Sloane Purposeful Prayers Reflecting on our manner of relating to God in prayer, this responsive confession by Christine Sobania Johnson asks that God both hear our shallow, selfish words and give us "another chance to appreciate" God's love. Resource type: Element of Worship Source: Re-Worship Author: Christine Sobania Johnson
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