Worship in the Wilderness is a Lent series, journeying with Jesus through the desert. Explore this rich biblical theme, which touches on subjects such as simplicity, silence, sorrow, truth-speaking and being led by the Spirit.

The Church Service Pack is an A4, 48 page full colour book (or ebook) with service outlines for the six weeks of Lent, plus an Ash Wednesday service. This includes:

  • Prayers and Bible readings
  • Creative and all-age worship ideas
  • Adaptable sermon outlines
  • Responses and sending prayers
  • Song and hymn suggestions

In addition, purchasing the book gives you a code to download for free over 20 PowerPoint presentations, many videos and lots of printable documents. In 2021 we have updated these resources to include more videos of songs and readings. See some of these songs below. All of these resources downloadable from our site can be used in your YouTube, Zoom, Facebook etc online services.

The web page will also give you links to the songs and hymns we have recommended. Note that videos and resources linked to from outside of the engageworship site do not automatically come with permission to stream.

The book is now also available as a downloadable PDF.

"You Lead Us Through" live video, lyric video also available:

"Forty Days" lyric video, live video also available:

See new song "You Say (Way In the Wilderness)" here.

If you've purchased the book (physical or PDF), click here for the to access the free resources page.

This pack is designed to be used alongside the Worship in the Wilderness: Personal Devotions book. These A5 Lent books will help your congregation follow-up the Sunday material with biblical reflections and creative, practical responses.

The weekly themes and Scripture readings are:

  • Ash Wednesday - A Secret Journey (Joel 2:1-2, 12-16 and Matthew 6:1-6, 16-18)
  • First Sunday - A Spirit-led Journey (Deuteronomy 8:1-5, 15-18 and Mark 1:9-13)
  • Second Sunday - A Simple Journey (Psalm 63:1-8, Luke 4:1-13)
  • Third Sunday - A Sorrowful Journey (Exodus 3:1-10 and John 11:20-29, 32-36)
  • Fourth Sunday - A Sacrificial Journey (Isaiah 53:1-12 and Matthew 14:13-14)
  • Fifth Sunday - A truth-Speaking Journey (Ezekiel 37:1-14 and Matthew 4:4-11)
  • Palm Sunday - A Surprising Journey (Hebrews 11:32-40 and Matthew 21:1-11)
Example pages: