Worship, communion & confirmation

BRF publishes resources that challenge thinking about worship and communion, as well as resources to help nurture young people on their faith journey.

Experiencing Christ's Love

Experiencing Christ's Love

Establishing a life of worship, prayer, study, service and reflection John Twisleton £6.99

In Experiencing Christ's Love, well-known writer John Twisleton reminds us of Jesus' gracious challenge to love God with heart, soul and mind, and to love our neighbour and ourselves. Against the backdrop of the message of God's unconditional love in Jesus Christ, the author delivers a wake-up call to the basic Christian patterns of worship, prayer, study, service and reflection. These, he claims, serve to take God's hand in ours, leading us into his divine possibilities.

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All-Age Worship

All-Age Worship

Fully revised and updated Lucy Moore £8.99

This book is for those who sense that worshipping God together is probably a good thing, but are nervous of trying to lead their church towards that vision. It acknowledges that we don't live in a perfect world - or church - and that no one has all the answers. It also argues that you are the expert for the ways in which your church can best worship God, and helps you start to find those ways and adapt them for your local setting

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Outdoor Church

Outdoor Church

20 sessions to take church outside the building for children and families Sally Welch £8.99

Helping churches to reconnect and value their environment. Outdoor Church is a creative worship and activity resource for churches to use outside the church building, Outdoor Church functions in any green space and is suitable for churches in urban, suburban and rural contexts.

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Help! It's the All-Age Slot

Help! It's the All-Age Slot

52 instant talk outlines for church services Rebecca Parkinson £9.99

52 short talks designed for use by church service leaders. Help, It's the All-Age Slot! covers the main occasions of the Christian year together with a wide variety of 'open' suggestions that can be incorporated into services as required. The talks are easy to use, all-age in presentation, and ensure that the theme will be communicated effectively, without too much stress for the adult involved!

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The Act of Prayer

The Act of Prayer

Praying through the Lectionary John Birch £11.99

The Act of Prayer is a comprehensive volume of contemporary prayers based around themes arising from the Common Worship Lectionary, the three year cycle of Bible readings followed by many churches. Each set of prayers comprises an opening petition plus prayers of adoration, confession and thanksgiving for each of the Sundays in the church calendar plus extra festival days. Designed to resource and inspire people leading prayer in church services, this imaginative book is particularly suitable for any who are taking first steps into this ministry, as well as those looking for original prayer material to use in small group settings.

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80 Creative Prayer Ideas

80 Creative Prayer Ideas

A resource for church and group use Claire Daniel £8.99

Prayer is a vital part of the Christian life but people often struggle with actually getting on and doing it. This book offers 80 imaginative and creative ideas for setting up 'prayer stations', practical ways of praying that involve the senses - touching, tasting, smelling, seeing, and hearing, rather than simply reflecting, as we bring our hopes, fears, dreams and doubts to God.

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Encircling the Christian Year

Encircling the Christian Year

Liturgies and reflections for the seasons of the Church Barbara Mosse £9.99

Beginning with Advent Sunday, Encircling the Christian Year presents a series of short liturgies for each week of the Church calendar, including a Bible reading, reflection, and prayers, suitable for both individual and small group use. Special liturgies are also provided for the major festivals and 'red letter days', those saints and events most closely connected with the life of Christ. As well as engaging with the liturgical seasons, the book invites us to deeper prayer; to grow in our relationship with the God who loves us and accompanies us through all the seasons of our lives.

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Walking with Gospel Women

Walking with Gospel Women

Interactive Bible meditations Fiona Stratta £7.99

Imaginative meditation can be a powerful way of attuning ourselves to God's presence, involving as it does the emotions as well as the mind. This book offers a refreshing and inspiring way into Bible study, using meditative monologues based around many of the women of the gospels. Through a time of guided reflection, we identify with the woman concerned and see what lessons emerge for today as we ponder her story.

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Welcome to the Lord's Table Course Book

Welcome to the Lord's Table Course Book

A practical course for preparing children to receive Holy Communion Margaret Withers Currently out of print £12.99

This course is ideal for all who want to explore the implications of welcoming children to the Lord's Table. Aimed primarily at clergy, children's workers, parents and teachers who want to enable children aged 7-9 to participate fully in Eucharistic worship, the introductory chapters explore the background to the question of preparing young children for Holy Communion, give guidance on preparing the congregation, training leaders and involving the family, and include a guide to using the course.

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Welcome to the Lords Table Activity Book

Welcome to the Lords Table Activity Book

Margaret Withers Currently out of print £3.99

A children's activity book to accompany the course book.

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