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A Wake for Jesus

We had our wake on Friday (see earlier posts here and here for more background). It was attended by a small handful of folks, most of whom came later in the evening. We ended up hosting it in our living room once again, as the other available spaces seemed too big, and having it at [...]

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Draft script for Good Friday Wake

A draft script (PDF download) is now available. This will continue to change over the next several days, but I wanted to share what I’m working with right now. Feedback is certainly appreciated, please add comments to the most recent post on the wake.

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A couple more Holy Week images

Here’s a couple more images from Miranda. The one on the left goes fairly obviously with the Liturgy of the Palms. The one to the right was designed for a particular Good Friday service at a church she works with. The combination of bread, wine, and a crown of thorns makes it a little unusual, [...]

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Further thoughts on a Good Friday Wake

(If you haven’t read it before, you might want to start by reading my previous post on a Good Friday Wake, to get an idea of what I’m talking about in this post.) All liturgy is local. It happens in a particular place, a particular context, and with a particular set of people. It is [...]

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Pondering a Good Friday Wake

I’m thinking this week about the one Holy Week liturgy I’m involved in planning this year, a Good Friday wake. The basic concept is a wake for Jesus–to provide a space and a time to sit with friends and grieve his death, and to remember the things he did in his life with us on [...]

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Good Friday Open Thread

What’s good about your plans for Good Friday? What’s not so good (yet)?

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