Mid-week Lenten Services 2018

Here are resources for mid-week services in Lent, Year B.

14 Feb – Ash Wednesday – please see this post for Ash Wednesday resources

21 Feb – Week 1
Lent Midweek 1, B – service order (pdf file)
Lenten Evening Prayer 1B – service order (word file) Lenten Evening Prayer 1B – service order (pdf file)
Sermon by Pr Vince Gerhardy – based on John 12:3 but still suitable.
‘ADORATION – eXposed’ – sermon by Pr Vernon Kleinig
Sermon by Pr Stuart Kleinig

28 Feb – Week 2
Lent Midweek 2, B – service order (pdf file)
Lenten Evening Prayer 2B – service order (word file) Lenten Evening Prayer 2B – service order (pdf file)
‘Gethsemane’ – sermon by Pr Peter Ghalayini  (use the Mark readings included in the manuscript).
‘The lie of self-reliant, self-sufficient faith’ – sermon by Pr Phil Haar (based on Matt 26:31-35 but still suitable).
Sermon by Pr Stuart Kleinig

7 March – Week 3
Lent Midweek 3, B – service order (pdf file)
Lenten Evening Prayer 3B – service order (word file) Lenten Evening Prayer 3B – service order (pdf file)
Be merciful to me – paraphrased version of Psalm 57 with list of suitable tunes (Word file)
‘Guilty?’ – sermon by Pr Tim Stringer (based on Matt 26:57-68 but still suitable).
‘Denial’ – sermon by Pr Tim Stringer
Sermon by Pr Stuart Kleinig

14 March – Week 4
Lent Midweek 4, B – service order (pdf file)
Lenten Evening Prayer 4B – service order (word file) Lenten Evening Prayer 4B – service order (pdf file)
Save me, O God – paraphrased version of Psalm 69 with list of suitable tunes (Word file)
Sermon by Pr David Christian – based on John 19:26,27 but still suitable
Sermon by Pr Vince Gerhardy – based on Mark 15:16-21
Sermon by Pr Stuart Kleinig

21 March – Week 5
Lent Midweek 5, B – service order (pdf file)
Lenten Evening Prayer 5B – service order (word file) Lenten Evening Prayer 5B – service order (pdf file)
Psalm 143 paraphrased by David Schutz with list of suitable tunes (Word file)
Lord, hear me in distress – paraphrased version of Psalm 143 (Word file). Can be sung to Denby tune (pdf file) or Invitation (Maker) tune (pdf file).
Sermon by Pr Stephen Pietsch – based on Mark 15:33,34
Sermon by Pr Stuart Kleinig

HYMNS AND SONGS BASED ON MARK 14:1 – 15:47
LHS

53    Jesus, refuge of the weary* G3
55    O dearest Jesus, what law hast Thou broken?* G4
59    Jesus, I will ponder now* G8
60    Christ, the life of all the living G5
62    My song is love unknown (final song) G5 (alt tune A8, G8)
65    Lord Jesus, we give thanks to Thee* G5 (final song)
70    Stricken, smitten and afflicted* G3
73    Go to dark Gethsemane* G5 (preparation for Holy Week)
79    Lord Jesus, when we stand afar G8 (final song)
85    According to Thy gracious word G5 (final song)
620    O dearest Lord, Thy sacred head G6
752    A purple robe, a crown of thorns
753    Downtrodden Christ, to you we pray (final song)
754    Jesus dying on the cross GS (final song)
758    The royal banners forward go G8
759    When his time was over GS
857    Low, the way is low GS
AT
22    He was wounded
135    Bitter was the night
139    Christ humbled himself
143    Jesus dying on the cross (final song)
147    When his time was over
190    Low, the way is low (final song)
261    The Servant King
287    Stay here and keep watch with me (final song)
335    And we stood right there
347    O dearest Jesus
374    Always remember me
387    Jesus, remember me
449    Walk him along
TIS
256    From heaven you came
332    The royal banners forward go
337    O dearest Jesus, why aren’t you acquitted
340    Before the cock crew twice
341    My song is love unknown (final song)
345    Were you there when they crucified my Lord? (omit v 6?)
352    O dearest Lord, thy sacred head
354    O Jesus crucified
357    When his time was over
515    According to thy gracious word (final song)

OTHER ‘ALTOGETHER’ SONGS SUITABLE DURING LENT
24    God’s love
27    Lord of the Dance
59    Jesus
61    Hallelujah, my Father
67    Let your word fill my days
125   Celebration song
133   Jesus set us free
141    Mary’s child
188   Reaching out with open arms
203   Keeping my eyes on You
227   Allelu!
230   Christ the worker
231    A Cry in the night
235    In your hand, my Saviour
244    We have seen the Word of life (Verse 3)
245    You are the prisoner
331   Turn to me with all your heart
338   God in human shoes
344   The New Road
345   Nothing but the blood
349   There is a redeemer
401   Follow me
451   Saviour of the world
461   God, you take our breath away
495   Come and follow me
536   If you were a king
538   They went to the garden
571   On that final night
600  Jesus the bright morning star
622   Out of this world
626   Together through the valley
630   You would not
635   How deep the Father’s love for us
658   Jesus, You are the bread
659   Remember now my children
668   As you have loved