Monday, March 10, 2014

the dust the ashes – v2

the dust, the ashes
all that remains
of the palms
of our Hosannas
our joy of that Sunday
welcoming our Savior
left to be gathered
burned to make ashes
worn to remember
these days, Christ’s Passion,
His sacrifice, His death
the atoning offering
descending to the dead

edited March 10, 2014
the dust the ashes – v2
March 5, 2014
the dust the ashes
burning last year’s palms
hymn, “Sunday’s Palms Are Wednesday’s Ashes” TFWS #2138
Worship Theme – “Ash Wednesday
Unison Prayer
Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21 (CEB)
Joel 2:12-17a (CEB)
Prayer of Confession
Words of Assurance
Imposition of Ashes
Lenten poem:”Changer: A Lenten Poem”
by Adrienne Sparrow Trevathan
my earlier poem, “within the sweetness of the smoke”
by Pastor Ruth Foss
sermon blog
meditation blog
“God’s Whisper” blog
Stetson Memorial United Methodist Church
Patten, ME
March 5, 2014
Ash Wednesday

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