We want to wish you all a happy new year. We're looking forward to some exciting stuff in 2017, including:
- Sam teaching a Multimedia and Multisensory Worship intensive at LST in February;
- The launch of our book and resource Whole Life Worship, with accompanying regional days to follow;
- Spring Harvest Minehead week 1, where we're leading creative and musical worship and prayer.
Recent news updates:
SIMPLE WORSHIP Book Launched We are really excited about our new resource book, Simple Worship. It aims to help us pull away some of the overly-complicated stuff to get a fresh glimpse of who worship is really about. It also encourages your church or small group to make the most of what you have, rather than longing for new members, better technology or a bigger budget! See preview pages, bulk-buying discounts and more information here. Advent material As we enter Year A of AREA 52, we've stacked the shelves with loads of creative resources for Advent and Christmas! Check out scripts, prayers, visuals and more from our great...
We're so grateful to everyone who has given to our crowdfunding campaign. It closed midnight on 30th September, hitting an amazing £2378 (plus a good chunk of Gift Aid). This is a massive help as we seek to develop our free, biblical creative worship resources. Thank you all! The free-gift incentives are no longer available, but if you want to give it is still possible to do so here.
Since we launched it in November 2015, AREA 52 has featured free creative worship ideas for every week. We have already posted over 100 resources in the first year (Lectionary Year C), and seen over 5000 downloads of the ideas. We want to continue this on into the next year (Year A), which begins in Advent 2016. However, to do so we need your help in funding the initiative. The initial year was supported by one generous individual. For the second year, we're looking to our wider community of users to each pitch in with what they...
As the Summer Holidays approach in the UK, you might want to order some reading and resources from us... Outdoor Worship Mary Hawes of Child in the Midst wrote: "With summer on the way, Outdoor Worship is a great companion for families or mixed age groups to break away from screens, get out into nature and engage with God's world. Each of the 23 themes has activities, worship ideas and a field notes page for jotting down discoveries. The book could be used in many ways - families on holiday, home group...