Ready-to-use, lectionary-based worship and preaching resources for Ash Wednesday and Lent.Based on the Revised Common Lectionary and broadly ecumenical, this addition to the Just In Time! series provides:
Sitting with the Text: Scripture commentary for each of the three lectionary years; Worship and Preaching Themes; Creating
the Environment: ideas for decorating and preparing the worship space; Shaping the Worship Service: prayers, liturgies,
dramas, music suggestions; Scripture Index; and more.Beginning with Ash Wednesday, Lenten Services aids the reader in
planning and implementing transformative worship services throughout the Lenten journey.
About the Author
Lucy Lind Hogan
Lucy Lind Hogan is Hugh LatimerElderdice Professor of Preaching and Worship at Wesley Theological Seminary inWashington, D.
C. Ordained in theEpiscopal Church, Lucy has taught at Wesley since 1987. She received her M.Div. from Virginia Theological
Seminary and her Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Communication from theUniversity of Maryland. Dr. Hogan is the past president of
Societas Homiletica, the international homiletic society, and served as secretary of the North American Academy of
Homiletics. Her books include Graceful Speech An Invitation to Preaching, Lenten Services, and a book she
co-authored with Robert S. Reid, Connecting with the Congregation: Rhetoricand the Art of Preaching.