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Lent - Easter: Year B

Everything you need to guide your community through a meaningful Lenten season.


This Lent, Church Anew looks at a kaleidoscope of stories from the Book of Acts, with Revised Common Lectionary suggestions paired with the theme. Explore the ways the Spirit alters perspective, transforms communities, and consistently blazes a trail ahead. Catch up with the work of the Holy Spirit, finding people:

  • Altered in Witness
  • Altered through God’s Creativity
  • Altered on the Edge of Belonging
  • Altered Alongside Our Enemies
  • Altered by Disruption 
  • Altered through Stories We Don’t Trust 
  • Victory Altered

Follow this theme through Holy Week, with: 

Maundy Thursday: Love Altered // Good Friday: Violence Altered // Easter: Life Altered


  • Equipping Event (in-person or online - register below)
  • Two Sermon Series options (one lectionary and one based on Acts)
  • Music and Liturgical Resources
  • Art Based Devotional
  • Graphics for worship and social media
  • Children’s Ministry Content
  • Communication ideas


Wandering Heart: Figuring out Faith with Peter

This Sanctified Art series focuses on the life and faith of Peter, in whom we see a person who is both steadfast and unsteady, a dear friend and a betrayer, a follower and a wanderer. In Peter, we often see ourselves. By following Peter’s journey, we watch the story of Jesus unfold through the eyes of a very normal human trying to figure it all out just like us.

Highlights include:

  • We have selected focal texts that feature the significant moments in Peter’s journey—from becoming a disciple to meeting the risen Christ.
  • The focal texts for Holy week are still traditional Lenten selections, and the entire series is crafted with overarching Lenten themes in mind.
  • The theme and weekly sub-themes are inspired by lyrics from the hymn, "Come Thou Fount."
  • The bundle includes 11 resources plus bonuses and free supplements.


A Sanctified Art offers a slew of resources from liturgical elements, preaching prompts and study guides for Lent-Easter, Year B; check out their blog for some great worship and faith formation ideas.

Have Mercy from The Many releases on Ash Wednesday and includes their commissioned theme song for A Sanctified Art's, Again and Again; along with 3 other songs, Quiet Places, Do Not Fear, and Lamb of God. Go to their website or follow them on Spotify.

Lent - Easter: General

 A Sanctified Art created a blog post of their best Lent, Holy Week, and Easter resources - that could be meaningful any year, no matter your theme - including: Stations of the Cross, Holy Week liturgies with madras or poetry, Easter worship art, etc.

On Not Taking Lent out on Our Bodies

By Jodi Belcher (she/her/hers) in Building Faith on Feb 07, 2023

Free Resource from Rev. Micahel Mulberry (UCC):  Ash Wednesday to Earth Day Source Book available HERE.

Central to the Lenten study are three actions:

1) Ash Wednesday Action (February 22): call a fast from credit cards held by the four major banks funding fossil fuels/climate disaster: includes links to Stop the Money Pipeline materials for talking to branch managers. Sarah Lasoff, rabbi in a Florida Jewish synagogue in Florida who has spoken to over 13 bank managers provides training materials. The credit card fast lasts until Tuesday, March 21st.

2) Dis-credit Bad Banks Day of Action put forward by Third Act Day on March 21st. Again, an invitation to talk to bank managers seeking transformation. We model persistence and relationships.

3) Finally, with the possibility of no action, there is a Foot-Washing Liturgy and Jericho Walk that can be done on Maundy Thursday (April 6th) or on Earth Day, (April 22nd). 

Within the pages are also creation centered Lectio Divina and examen and creation music playlists. I also included within the folder creation-centered baptism and communion liturgy. 

Please let Mike know if you use it ( ) and/or with any questions.

Lent in a Box from Church Anew


  • Equipping Event (in-person or online - register below)
  • Two Sermon Series options
  • Worship Resources
  • Daily Devotional
  • Graphics for worship and social media
  • Instructions for a Spiritual Practice
  • Children’s Ministry Content
  • Communication ideas


PRELUDE TO EASTER: A sun-drenched worship film that sets the story of salvation inside a Victorian-inspired shadow box theatre.

The Iona Community offers numerous resources: Lenten devotionals, liturgies for Ash Wednesday, Mothering Day, Earth Day, and Holy Week to Easter; at-home family activities, and more, including seasonal liturgical resources and a slough of other downloadable liturgical elements.

                         Eggs and ashes

Music Sourcebook and Worship Guidebook for Lent and the Three Days Set

The Worship Guidebook for Lent and the Three Days is a treasure trove of insights, images, and practical tips to deepen worship from Ash Wednesday to Easter. The Music Sourcebook expands the repertoire of resources for song from Ash Wednesday to Easter.

From The Plural Guild:

Copy of into the desert liturgy cover.jpg     Openings cover options.jpg     

LogoAn Interactive Journal on Christian Social Justice

Disabling Lent: An Anti-Ableist Lenten Devotional

Lent - Easter: Year A

This is My Body Lenten Worship Liturgy Set

For Ash Wednesday, the six Sundays of Lent, and Easter Sunday, we provide you with the following:

  • Call to Worship
  • Opening Prayer
  • Passing of the Peace  (not included in the Ash Wednesday liturgy)
  • Additional Prayer
  • Prayer of Confession
  • Assurance of Pardon
  • Prayer of Illumination
  • Prayers of the People
  • Prayer for the Offering
  • Communion (not included in the Ash Wednesday liturgy)
  • Affirmation
  • Charge and Benediction

These Lenten and Easter liturgies are written to connect with An Illustrated Lent for Families: This is My Body, and our This is My Body Lenten Devotional (both the Illustrated and Text-only editions) for a fully This is My Body-themed Lent. At the same time, these liturgies can be used by themselves, apart from the other materials.

This is Sanctified Art's bundle of 11 multimedia ministry resources for the season of Lent–Easter, following the RCL for Year A. Download the free theme infographic to learn more about the theme, Seeking. Each resource is also available separately. Learn more here; scroll down and click the “Resource Details” buttons to learn more about each individual resource.

Note: All resources are digital files.

Lent - Easter: Year C

Returning to the Earth

Film Meditations for the Season of Lent and Easter from The Work of the People

Our Whole Hearts from Rev. Elsa Anders Cook


*WEEKLY PRAYERS for Ash Wednesday and the five Sundays of Lent

*QUESTIONS FOR THE HEART for reflection and meditation 

*PREACHING INSPIRATION with a wide variety of books, essays and podcasts

*MUSIC AND ART INSPIRATION with weekly suggestions for creative sparks to open the heart to new meaning

*SIMPLE PRACTICES with hands-on experiences to deepen the worship experience

Barn Geese Worship's You Are Here: A Lenten Series Exploring God's Presence in the Place Where You Are - bundles include:

  • A Tiny Guide to Uncovering the Story of the Place You Are Planted
  • Preaching Tips from the Rabbi
  • Preachers' Notes
  • Liturgical Elements
  • series articles
  • branding kit
  • Stations of the Cross
  • midweek service, including graphics
  • daily devotional

Full the Brim: Creative Resources for Lent, Year C (Theme Infographic) — A Sanctified  Art

A Sanctified Art offers a bundle of 11 multimedia ministry resources for the seasons of Lent-Easter, following the RCL Year C (all are digital files):

In Our Library

Creative Ideas for Using Scripture in Worship