Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.

An Evening with Mark Burrows February 21 will explore ways to make worship more engaging for all ages through music, art, and storytelling.  Burrows is the author of My Testament Leader’s Guides and Student Journals (Abingdon).

Resources for Lent are appearing.  Take-home Lenten family prayer activities are part of Praying the Psalms, a set of free print-ready resources for worship and reflection from LEAD.  Praying in Color provides Lenten Calendar Templates.  Download a Seven Last Words Info Guide to resources for Lent and Easter from Illustrated Children’s Ministry.  The Plural Guild offers Lent Another Way, a free pre-Lenting downloadable ebook.  #picturelent includes a photo challenge.  Transform Network offers a Lenten Devotional for Dismantling White Supremacy.  Arches ‘n Bells produces skits, plays, and theatrical resources for Lent.  Carolyn Winfrey Gillette authors seasonal hymns.

To Mars and Beyond (Cokesbury), Who Is My Neighbor? (MennoMedia), and WHOOOSH (Abingdon) are featured in the 2019 VBS Reviews from Lifelong Learning at Virginia Theological Seminary.

Earth Day Sunday 2019 resources from Creation Justice Ministries focus on children and youth leading the way.  Their 52 Ways to Care for Creation is available as bulletin inserts.

The Future of Worship is the theme of the current issue of Circuit Rider.  NEXT Church presents a series of posts in Worship Outside the Box.

Spirituality & Practice offers custom e-courses and online retreats for congregational small groups.  See their lists of Spiritually Literate Films and Books.

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