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Worship: Lent - Easter Liturgical Elements

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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: General

Lent in a Box from Church Anew

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

  • 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

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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:

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LogoAn Interactive Journal on Christian Social Justice

Disabling Lent: An Anti-Ableist Lenten Devotional

Lent - Easter: Year B

          

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: 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

Includes:

*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