Lectionary and other resources
Short introductions to Lectionary readings
The texts below, desiged to be read immediately before the text reference is announced, have been produced by the Rev Ian Robins, a retired Anglican priest.
Introductions to Year A readings (Word doc)
Introductions to Year B readings (Word doc)
Introductions to Year C readings (Word doc)
Introductions to readings for Saints' Days and other Festivals (Word doc)
alternative.victas.uca.org.au Alternative worship ideas from the United Church in Australia
www.laughingbird.net/html/home.php Worship resources from the South Yarra Community Baptist Church in Melbourne , Australia
www.engageworship.org Creative worship ideas - prayers / liturgies / videos all free of charge. A project run by The Music and Worship Foundation
Liturgies on Justice and Peace and related topics
www.christianaid.org.uk/resources Christian Aid on various themes
www.cafod.org.uk/resources CAFOD site similar to Cn Aid
www.invitationtoprayer.org An Anglican site offering prayer and worship ideas on the theme of Justice, peace and reconciliation.
Resources for congregations to reflect on worship
A simple worship audit
Evaluating Worship by Mark Earey
Let's talk about worship - resources from the Baptist Union
Other worship audit resources
The Traidcraft Fair Trade Covenant (Pdf) inspired by the Methodist Covenant Prayer.
Some Ecumenical Sites containing worship material
www.vision4life.org.uk/ An exciting and useful site, initiated by the United Reformed Church.
www.rootsontheweb.com Revised Common Lectionary based resource, offering a subscription service for dated material, with free sample provided.
www.reformedworship.org American Reformed site
www.churchofscotland.org.uk/worship Church of Scotland worship material
www.scotland.anglican.org/index.php/liturgy Episcopal Church of Scotland Worship material
www.oremus.org/liturgy General resources from various Anglican Churches around the world.
www.praxisworship.org.uk Church of England site where you can sign up for a 'News of Worship' e-newsletter
www.transformingworship.org.uk A new initiative from the Liturgical Commission of the Church of England
www.oremus.org/labarum Royal Army Chaplains Department liturgical website. Of use for chaplaincies and gives other ideas for more general use.
www.ecva.org/contents.htm Some visual arts material for use in worship from the Episcopal Church in the USA
www.worship.caThe Evangelical Lutheran Church of Canada. Some excellent links to other places and resources.
Images, video, powerpoint for worship
School Assembly Material
Other Methodist Websites with worship resources
www.lwpt.org.uk The website of the Leaders of Worship and Preachers Trust containing various items for worship
http://churchpowerpoint.com Free images for worship PowerPoint presentations offered by a United Methodist minister. New images every week based around the lectionary.
www.gbod.org/worship American Methodist worship site
Miscellaneous worship resources
www.faithandworship.com Collection of Prayer and Liturgy influenced by Celtic Christianity