The Environment For Lenten Worship

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

Thinking about the environment for worship requires delving into the meaning of Lent. The following article explains the meaning of Lent and draws out implications for how the visual arts may be used to complement Lenten worship.

Lent is a season of simplicity, a time to strip away the false and to expose the truth. Things need to be torn apart and turned inside out. How else can the wind and sun cleanse a winter's worth of rot?

Throughout the year hospitality demands that a church be clean...


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