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Ash Wednesday - Year A

Service contains:

Opening Hymn: Can we by searching find out God or God, we lose our moral compass,
Prayer: Patient God
Hymn: The King of love my shepherd is or Confession is communion with God
Reading: Joel 2:1-2, 12–17 or Isaiah 58:1–12
Hymn: Father of heaven whose love profound or False is the fasting, and foul is the purpose
Reading: Matthew 6:1–6; 16–21
Sermon ideas:
1) Monologue: Fasting – an alternative view to Isaiah 58:1-9a
2) The Day of the Lord
Hymn: Drop, drop slow tears or The world’s no stage where we are acting
Prayer with the imposition of ashes:
Hymn: Lift high the cross or Where can a sense of grace be found?


Andrew Pratt (born 1948)

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