Worship Ideas

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Media Types: Printable sheets
Bible Refs: Rev 21, 1 Thess 5:11, Isa 9:6-7, 1 John 4:11, Luke 1:47, Isa 7:14
Written By: Sam Hargreaves

These are printable, pdf versions of pages from our Advent Family Creative Journal, which is also available as an A4, 24-page book here.  Putting it up as downloadable pdfs comes in response to a number of people saying they would like to copy specific pages to use with Junior Church,...

Written By: Sam Hargreaves

In 2014 the London School of Theology Choir released its first single and accomanying video.  It explores the themes of whether our voices (both in worship and life) matter to God, and uses the image of a choir singing together as a metaphor for our unity and diversity as the...

Posted: 03 Oct 2014 09:46
Media Types: mp3, song
Bible Refs: Heb 4:14-15, John 1:1-14, Phil 2:5-8
Written By: Sam Hargreaves

This is a children's or all-age song Sam wrote quite a while ago.  It has recently been back in our minds because it forms part of one of the reflections in our Family Advent Creative Journal.  If you've come here from that resource - Hi!  You can listen to the...

Posted: 06 Aug 2014 16:41
Bible Refs: 0
Written By: Sam Hargreaves

A reflective video based on the book of Esther, and the idea that even though it may be difficult to sense or hear God in particular situations he is always present as his people live out his Kingdom.  It features a voice over by Abby Guinness.  The soundtrack is an...

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 15:26
Bible Refs: Psalm 103
Written By: Sam Hargreaves

This is a 'flow' or structure of worship, taking its shape from Psalm 103.  Sam wrote it for a session at the LST Summer School 2014, as an example of how worship can be shaped by the structure, themes and words of a specific psalm (read more about the process...

Posted: 22 Jul 2014 10:22
Bible Refs: 1 John 1:1-3, John 14:5-14, John 6:35, John 4:14, John 8:12, Matt 5:14-16
Written By: Sara Hargreaves

This is an extended time of prayer and reflection, based on 1 John 1:1-3.  Sara wrote this for a Methodist "Walk and Talk" family ministers conference which we led at, and including a few songs at the beginning it took us about 1.20 hours.  You could cut it down if...

Posted: 19 May 2014 09:55
Written By: Sam Hargreaves

We wrote this for Youthwork Summit 2014, as it fitted the theme and gave us a good way to start the day.  We split the 'leader' voice across the band, so it made it less focused on one person.  We also interspersed the prayer with singing the verse lyrics to...

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 10:13
Media Types: Powerpoint, Prayer, Liturgy
Written By: Sam Hargreaves

This gathering prayer was written for the start of every Presence evening at Spring Harvest Skegness, 2014.  To this end it reflects the themes we were looking at, but it could have broader use in other services.  You can get the PowerPoint slide by signing in and using the link...

Posted: 28 Feb 2014 12:27
Media Types: handout
Written By: Sam Hargreaves

In our church this Lent we are going to be intentionally 'stripping down' our worship to simple elements - simple songs, voices, perhaps just a guitar or piano, or no instruments at all.  This is to put to one side some of the good things which may, nevertheless, become distractions....

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 11:40
Themes: gathering
Bible Refs: Rev 7:9-12
Written By: Sara Hargreaves

I wrote this development of Revelation 7:9-12 for the Engage Worship Day 2014. It is designed to give us some extra time to reflect on the 'everyone was there' aspect of the worship before the throne in John's revelation of heaven, rather than racing through the text and missing the...

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Engage With God DVD
Reflections from Albanian Worship School
We've just returned from a week teaching at the first Albanian worship school.  There are more pictures, video and information on this news page, but here I wanted to reflect...
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