Lenten resources for your home and congregation

Praying the Psalms

These resources were created by Lynn Willis, Spiritual Director – LEAD. Each daily icon introduces an intention for reflection and sharing. (Family resources by Jessica Noonan, Director of Operations – LEAD)

FREE print-ready resources and daily intentions for worship & reflection

We’re excited to announce NEW take-home Lenten Family Prayer Activities!

Using the assigned Psalms (The Message) from the Revised Common Lectionary (Year C), the resources include:

  • Six weekly bulletins with liturgy and prayers
  • Six weekly guided spiritual practices for Praying the Psalms (The Message)
  • Six weekly take-home family prayer activity sheets related to the week’s assigned Psalm
  • Daily intentions (40 total) tied to each week’s Psalm available both as 1/2 page inserts and as daily emails sent directly to your inbox

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What’s included?

Six contemplative prayer liturgies designed for use by individuals, congregations or small groups during Lent.  This year’s theme is Praying the Psalms using The Message. “Like” the LEAD Facebook page to receive and share the daily intentions.

Each 2-page, print-ready liturgy, written by Lynn Willis and illustrated with the icons for the week’s intentions, includes:

  • Invocation
  • Confession
  • Psalm
  • Prayer
  • Time of Silence
  • Blessing

NEW! Family Prayer Activities

We’re excited to offer weekly take-home family resources for Lent for use with children of all ages.

Each week’s print-ready handout includes:

  • Focus verse from the assigned Psalm
  • Prompts and suggested activities
  • Closing prayer
  • Reminder for the week

Sample bulletin – Week 1 (also available in black and white)

Sample family resource – Week 1 (also available in black and white)

How to Use

Congregations
  • As part of Sunday worship during Lent
  • For special mid-week Lenten services
  • Parts of the liturgy can be incorporated into your Lenten worship
Individuals
  • As personal devotions during Lent
  • Daily intentions for reflection with prompts for sharing your experience

Resources from previous years are also available:

Lent 2018 – Committing to Life in Relationship with God

Lent 2017 – Let the Living Water Lead Us (Spiritual practice: Ignatian Contemplation)

Lent 2016 – Step by Step with Jesus (Spiritual practice: labyrinths)

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