Lectionary and other resources

This page is maintained by The Revd Nicola Price-Tebbutt of the Faith and Order Committee. If you have found other sites with useful resources please email Nicola

Lectionary Resources

www.singingthefaithplus.org.uk Find hymns
and songs from the new Methodist Hymnbook
Singing the Faith, including Lectionary readings with suggested hymns (available on the calendar)

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)

  

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Alternative Worship

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/churches/resources Christian Aid on various themes

www.cafod.org.uk/resources/worship 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

Worship Audit Guide (Word doc)
Worship Audit Report Form (Word doc)

Evaluating Worship by Mark Earey

Let's talk about worship - resources from the Baptist Union 

Other worship audit resources
www.praxisworship.org.uk/assets/Worship_Audit_Resources.doc

   

Fair Trade

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

www.seedresources.com

   

School Assembly Material

cowo.culham.ac.uk

www.assemblies.org.uk

  

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

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