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Worship Matters: Episode 36 - Ideas for Ash Wednesday & Lent

By Diana Sanchez-Bushong

In this episode of the Worship Matters podcast, Dr. Diana Sanchez-Bushong, Director of Music Ministries, talks with Shelley Walters, Director of Faith Development at Saint John’s UMC in Austin, Texas, and Rev. Lisa Straus, Senior Pastor of Buda UMC in Buda, Texas, about how to have a COVID-safe observance of Ash Wednesday. With all the restrictions and limitations still in place, what might our Ash Wednesday look like this year? What about Holy Week and other Lenten services? Listen as we discuss these vital and practical issues with practitioners.

Supporting this podcast, the worship team posted this article with other helpful information. You can also contact our guests via email: Shelley Walters, [email protected]; and Rev. Lisa Straus, [email protected].

“Worship Matters” is a podcast from the worship team of Discipleship Ministries, designed to deal with the intricacies of planning worship each week. Hosted by Dr. Cynthia Wilson, Executive Director of Worship Ministries and the Director of Liturgical Ministries; Dr. Diana Sanchez-Bushong, Director of Music Ministries; and Dr. Derek Weber, Director of Preaching Ministries, this podcast explores how to plan worship using the common lectionary while creating worship experiences and series that are engaging, relevant, and adaptable for any church setting.

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