In November 2017 a group and laity and clergy gathered in Pueblo Colorado to learn about creating vital worship from worship design expert Jason Moore. As part of their time together they collaborated on a Lenten series for 2018. The fruit of their work is now available, free to use, to all churches in the Mountain Sky Area.
Complete resources will be available by Jan. 29.
Scripture: Ecclesiastes 3
Felt Need: We need to slow down and see what God is doing.
Metaphor: Time. We manage our time through our smartphones.
Theme/Title: Do you have the time?
Desired Outcome: We need to make the most of our time with God and others.
Scripture: Mark 1:9-15
Felt Need: We are tempted to fill our lives with busyness. We must break free.
Metaphor: Lots of alerts on the phone.
Theme/Title: Time to take charge
Desired Outcome: Be intentional this week to have time with God.
Set a reminder on your phone to pray.
Scripture: Mark 8:31-38
Felt Need: How do we set aside our desires for God’s desires?
Metaphor: Turning the phone off
Theme/Title: Time to give up
Desired Outcome: Look over your calendar and to-do list.
What are you doing for the wrong reasons?
Scripture: John 2:12-22
Felt Need: We complain about the state of things online. Time to do something.
Metaphor: Posting issues to social media
Theme/Title: Time to act
Desired Outcome: This week give an additional hour to God. Do something for others.
Scripture: John 3:14-21
Felt Need: How do we not judge but instead be the light that shines in darkness
Metaphor: The “flashlight” on your phone
Theme/Title: Time to see the light
Desired Outcome: Look over your texts and social media posts. Are you spreading love?
Scripture: John 12:20-33
Felt Need: Don’t do it alone and don’t put it off
Metaphor: A timer counting down
Theme/Title: Time is running out
Desired Outcome: Look at your
Scripture: Mark 11:1-11
Felt Need: When our anxiety is at its highest that is when we need slow down.
Metaphor: Slow-mo video on the phone or taking a picture
Theme/Title: Time to slow down
Desired Outcome: In the midst of hard things looking for celebrative moments