A One-Act Easter Chancel Drama
J. B. Quisenberry
This Easter chancel drama offers roles for Annas, Caiaphas, Mary Magdalene, Mary (mother of Jesus), and two guards. The service is easy to produce and it offers the opportunity for lay people of various ages to be involved.
The drama is part of a

Choral Readings For Good Friday And Easter Day
Lynda Pujado
These two dramatic choral readings will place a permanent imprint on the conscience of all who speak and hear them. They won't be heard as much as they will be felt. The pain and the anguish, the emptiness and hatred of that Friday long ago will fill

Two Plays For Lent Or Good Friday
Henry Scholberg
”The Face Of Jesus” is a fresh and imaginative approach to understanding the limitless bounty of the love of Jesus. The scope of the play crosses boundaries of time and cultures to teach the universal need for that love.
Irene Parsons, his

A Good Friday Tenebrae Service
Stephen V. Doughty
On this most solemn of all Christian holy days the worship area is in semi-darkness. On the alter or table burn eight candles. As the service progresses readers share scripture from the Passion story according to Saint Mark, impart brief meditations

Living Beyond The Seven Deadly Sins
R. Curtis Fussell
Based on the traditional sins which plague us, these sermons seek through contemporary illustrations to express not only how the seven deadly sins affect us, but also to describe a means by which to deal with them in the pursuit of virtuous living.

A Maundy Thursday Reconciliation Service
Maxine Dudley
As women claim the scriptures as a basis for their faith, resources such as Maxine Dudley's The Prodigal Daughter become very important. It is highly effective.
Sister Dorothy Folliard, OP
St. Mary of the Lake University
Mundelein, I

A Service For The Celebration Of Easter
Ruthanne Kelchner Cochran
Organs, choirs, hand bells, trumpets -- even a brass quartet -- are all possibilities with this versatile service for Easter morning.

Appropriate for use as a sunrise service or regular Sunday worship, this celebration of Easter joy will leav...

Monologues For Lent And Holy Week
Cynthia S. Baker

Nine brief monologues for Lent are spoken by:
• Simon of Cyrene (for Ash Wednesday)
• Tamar of Jerusalem
• Zimri the Pharisee
• King Herod
• Pilate and Claudia
• Thomas
• The Centurion
• Mary Magdalene (for Easter sunrise)

This book also includes a youth one-act for Palm Sunday and a Maundy Thursday meditation. Directions to make a cross and whip for use in two monologues are part of the book.

Sermons on the Seven Last Words of Christ
Robert Cornwall
A Cry from the Cross, a series of seven sermons, explores each of the last seven statements given by Jesus as recorded in the gospels of Mark, Luke, and John. As each statement is explored -- statements like "Father, Forgive Them" or "Woman, Here Is Your Son" -- Robert Cornwall offers deeper insights into the meaning and significance of the cross as it relates to the Christian faith.