First Sunday in Lent

March 1, 2020
Worship Ideas
File Gathering Lectionary for Lent/Easter, March 6–May 12, 2019
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.
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

A prayer for the First Sunday in Lent from Everday Skeptics

Minute for Mission
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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 Gathering Magazine | UCRDstore
A United Church worship planning magazine for ministers and lay leaders, music directors, and worship committees.
File Moderator's Lent Message 2019
In his Lenten message, Moderator Richard Bott reminds us that this season is a time to think, deeply, about our relationship with God.
File Moderator's Lent Message 2019: Transcript
Transcript of Moderator Richard Bott's Lent Message 2019...
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