Here are all the pastoral resources you need for a complete and integrated Lenten season of preaching and worship - Ash Wednesday through Easter, including Maundy Thursday and Good Friday.
Here are all the pastoral resources you need for a complete and integrated Lenten season of preaching and worship -- Ash Wednesday through Easter, including Maundy Thursday and Good Friday.Included for each Sunday or worship service are: * Call to worship* Suggested processional hymn* Children's message* Prayers* Scripture passages* Sermon* Suggested hymn* Pastoral prayer* Affirmation of faith* Suggested closing hymnWard's first book for CSS, Asking For Wonder: Resources For Creative Worship And Preaching, has become a favorite resource for thousands of busy pastors.Elaine M. Ward has spent her lifetime helping others discover the joy and wonder of worship as she has taught storytelling workshops throughout the country. She has taught Christian Education at Perkins School of Theology, Iliff School of Theology, DePauw University, Lancaster Theological Seminary, and Franklin and Marshall College. Ward is a prolific writer and creator of video materials on many subjects, including storytelling, Old Testament and New Testament stories, children and worship, children and prayer, activities for teacher's training, and worship materials for Advent, Lent, and other seasons. In 1990 she won the prize for the Best Written Sermon while at Lancaster Theological Seminary. She has been featured as a keynote speaker and has filled pulpits in Pennsylvania, New York, Virginia, Ohio, California, and Texas. Her workshop for ministers on Preaching The Story has been widely acclaimed.