Ash Wednesday II & Lent

For this Ash Wednesday altarscape, I obtained shiny and gauzy purple material from a local fabric store and layered the gauzy fabric over the shiny one.  I used books and hymnals underneath the fabric to create a height differential.  After Ash Wednesday, I switched out the candles for a Lenten look, which I achieved by placing sticks in two glass vases […]

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God’s Spacious Hospitality

Please note that for this sermon, I handed out bread to each individual, which I then wrapped in cellophane bags.  The recipe for the bread can be found here. I also handed out individually packaged honey, which can be found here.  The giving out of the bread and honey was done at the end of this meditation. Luke 14:1-14 Jesus tells us […]

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World Communion Altar

I was debating what to do for my World Communion Sunday altar design when I discovered these two lovely designs by Preaching in Pumps: http://www.preachinginpumps.com/altar-design/world-communion-sunday-2014/ http://www.preachinginpumps.com/altar-design/world-communion-sunday-table/ After being inspired by her design, I stacked many hymnals on the back of the communion table (to elevate my props) and then covered the table with a worldly-looking table cloth that I got from […]

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