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Book of Faith Lenten Journey: Water Marks

Book of Faith Lenten Journey: Water Marks

Water marks our natural lives from our mother's womb to our daily bathing and the quenching of our thirst. Water marks our sacramental lives in God as we die and rise with Christ in our baptisms. And so it is with Scripture: from the first chapter of the Bible to the last, God's Word is water marked.

The daily plan:

  • Short scriptural passage
  • Brief reflection
  • Biblical Wisdom
  • Wisdom from the Tradition
  • Silence for meditation
  • Psalm fragment
  • Questions to ponder
  • Prayer for Today
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  • Format Paperback
  • ISBN 9781451402629
  • Brand Book of Faith
  • Age/Grade Range Adult
  • Pages 128
  • Season/Occasion Lent & Holy Week
  • Dimensions 6 x 9
  • Publication Date November 1, 2011

Worship Helps

These worship helps are provided to congregations shaping their Lenten Wednesday worship services around Book of Faith Lenten Journey: Water Marks. The book’s weekly themes explore God’s actions and our life of faith from the waters of chaos and creation to the waters of repentance and redemption. Dwelling with the six readings for each week from Water Marks, as well as the readings for worship for each of the seven weeks, will help to shape worship during this Lenten journey.

The following items are available in each set of worship helps.

Introduction to the Day-Introduction to the book’s weekly theme and its connection to the worship experience and Scripture readings for the day.
A Prayer of the Day connected to the day’s theme.
Readings and Psalm Scripture readings that connect to the worship theme and help set the direction for the worship service.
Water Marks Canticle Original hymn that provides a new verse for each weekly theme. (See reproducible download.)
Prayer Prompts-Suggested thematic prayer petitions to guide the prayers of the community in worship.
Hymns for Worship-Hymn suggestions from multiple hymn sources to use in building the worship experience, including the original hymn Across the Waters. (See reproducible download.)
Ideas and Images 

See Samples tab above for PDF downloads.

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