Fifth Sunday in Lent

Worship Ideas
File Gathering Lectionary for Lent/Easter, February 14–May 13, 2018
Includes suggested readings, hymns, worship spark, children's time idea, sermon starter, etc...
File Lenten Lament: Seeking Right Relations
For the 150th year of Confederation, an invitation to acknowledge the damage done to the First Peoples of this land and seek reconciliation in worship and through next steps. From Gathering, Lent/Easter 2017.
PDF icon Living on the Path of Respect
A worship service on the repudiation of the Doctrine of Discovery.
PDF icon Sermon Ideas for the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Sermon ideas for the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, based on the lectionary readings for March 21, 2010 (Lent 5, Year C).
File Worship Ways (United Church of Christ)
The United Church of Christ, our partner denomination in the United States, posts weekly worship services; search by liturgical season.
Prayers
File Prayers of the People for Lent
Prayers of the People for Lent, with an emphasis on Israel and Palestine. (Year A)

A Lenten prayer from Why I Believe: Daily Devotions on Faith & Discipleship.

Minute for Mission
Our gifts for Mission & Service support youth at risk.
Extras
PDF icon Acknowledging the Territory in Worship
A brief guide to help congregations and bodies of the church incorporate an Acknowledgement of Territory into their gatherings.
File Moderator's Lent 2018 video message
In her Lenten video message, Moderator Jordan Cantwell invites us to use this time to practise seeing ourselves as God sees us: not as perfect, but as beloved.
File Transcript: Moderator's Lent 2018 message
Transcript of Moderator Jordan Cantwell's Lent 2018 video message, "Seeing with the Eyes of Love."...
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