Author: Collingsworth, J.B.
Perfect for meetings, retreats, Sunday school, worship, camps - any youth activity. These fast devotions deepen faith with little or no preparation; each comes complete with scripture reference, attention-grabbing learning experience, discussion questions, and a closing.
Author: Wallace, Robert A.
Resource designed for people who are asked, on short notice, to lead a brief devotional or worship service. Each 20-minute service is complete on 2 facing pages for easy presentation. Each includes a call to worship, prayer, scripture, suggested hymn, meditation, and closing prayer.
Adam Hamilton Sessions :
•Session 1 - Leadership
•Session 2 - Worship
•Session 3 - Evangelism
Author: James H. Ritchie, Jr.
The practice of worship and the presence of children
Author: Keller, Curt D., Ed.
Text to 733 hymns with tips for signing them in ASL. User should already know ASL.
Author: Webber, Robert
Revitalize your worship, uniting the best from all traditions Our world is entering an era where the primary form of communication is no longer print and verbal explanation, but immersed participation in an audio-visual event. In 6 challenging sessions (designed for group study and discussion) using a model of actual worship, Robert Webber shows how to plan and do visual, intergenerational worship. 2 videos (10-22 min per video segment) with study guide and discussion guide.
Author: McGuire, McGuire and Sorensen
Designed for youth worshippers, Awed by God! Is an elective study for short-term Christian education settings like VBS, retreats, church or confirmation classes, etc. It uses the festivals of worship that Jesus understood and attended as its basis, many of which are the basis for present Christian worship practices. Each session has over 2 hrs of activities, and helps regular and new youth to understand our worship in fun and meaningful ways.
Author: Group Publishing
Worship isn't a spectator sport, so involve your teenagers in powerful worship with these 12 faith-building worship services. Each service combines 4 key forms of worship: celebration, reflection, symbolic action, and declaration of God's truth. You'll train your teens for leadership as together you experience the presence of God.
Author: Hunt, Robert L.
53 brief capsules of significant events in the United Methodist history. Designed as 3-min. presentations to be given during Sunday service or other church programs. Each one describes a person or event in Methodist history.
A film on the heritage of United Methodism with leader's guide. A fast-moving, vivid collection of sights and sounds from our past. A colorful overview of who we have been and where we have been as a people - and suggests who we are today and perhaps where we may go in the future.
Author: Vogel, Dwight
Serves as a study and reference book as families and individuals prepare for baptism, looks at issues around a much-talked about, sometimes controversial topic in the church, explores the deep spiritual meaning of the sacrament of Baptism, provides a vehicle for persons to impact the theological position of the Church.
Author: Keillor, Garrison
Features the Harlem Spiritual Ensemble, Madeleine L'Engle, and Melodious Accord in a benefit performance in honor of the Community of the Holy Spirit, a religious order of women int eh Episcopal Church.
Skits, Recitation, and poetry for black history month, Kwanzaa, and other celebrations in the church
Author: Smith, W. Alan
Covers developmental stages of children, and shows how children's sermons may be done effectively, making use of lectionary readings so they are integrated into the total service.
Author: McLarty, Philip W.
Involving Children in Our Congregation's Worship
Author: White and White
All-in-one guidebook to help church leaders, building-committee members and architects plan the best use of space for worship.
Author: Litherland, Janet
Skits and ideas for developing a clown ministry. Includes5 skits/scripts.
Author: Fragomeni, Richard N.
A noted liturgist's attempt to revive the Mass through a spirited interpretation of the eucharistic story. Book written by a Roman Catholic for a Roman Catholic, but is may offer some insight into the Catholic understanding of communion.
Author: Benedict and Miller
Describes the 3 basic formats of contemporary worship. Helps you identify a spectrum of cultural and spiritual needs among worshipers, deepening connections with the rich history of Christian music and worship , strengthening its outreach in the community. Includes 6 examples of contemporary services and practical guidelines for making transitions from current practice to contemporary services.
Author: Kammerer, Bishop Charlene
The theme of the consultation was "Creating a Women's Sabbath" and each of the plenary worship services addressed some aspect of this topic from a variety of cultural perspectives and ritual experiences. 2002 Int'l UM Clergy Women's Consultation in San Diego, CA. Bishop Charlene Kammerer.