A Convergence Ash Wednesday Service

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

The service below is intended for use by those communities that bring together traditional and contemporary worship styles.

The church should be stripped of extra decorations, leaving a very stark and solemn place of assembly. Except for standard linens, paraments, and frontals, the front of the sanctuary should look quite colorless. Banners may be removed or replaced by ones conveying the seriousness of the event.

Each person must be given a blank piece of paper and a pencil as they enter...


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