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Candle Lighting Liturgies 2018

Overflowing Love: Advent Offering
All We Can Advent Candle Lighting Liturgy

Prayers, reflections and readings

New Release: The Word Made Fresh £5.99 written by Rev Annie K Heathcoat, a Methodist Minister living and working in Halifax. A collection of worship resources for Advent and Christmastide offering a fresh and engaging perspective on the Christmas story. It includes:
>> Advent liturgies on themes of hope, light, joy & peace
>> Carol Services interweaving carols, story and meditations
>> Resources for the period between Christmas and New Year, which embrace the season in a new and creative way.
Visit the website to explore this and other resources.

JPiT Prepare the way 2018

Shine on, star of Bethlehem by Geoffrey Duncan for Christian aid/Cafod Canterbury Press

Cradle of Hope Meditations for Advent & Christmas Kevin Mayhew

Changing Stables Alternativity

Wild Goose
>> Cloth for the cradle
>> Candles and Conifers p.149-250
>> The Green Heart of the Snowdrop (Section: open the Stable door) Kate Mcllhagga
>> Advent readings from Iona Brian Woodcock & Jan Sutch Pickard
>> Light of the World Daily readings for Advent Peter Millar & Neil Paynter
>> Good news of Great Joy Neil Paynter & Peter Millar Wild Goose
>> A Wee Word for Advent John Harvey Wild Goose (download)

The Lion Christmas Book Compiler Mary Batchelor Lion Publishing

Oxford Book of Christmas Poems (Section: Advent) Ed. Michael Harris & Christopher Stewart Clark OUP

The A-Z of Christmas Arnold Kellett Inspire

Music

Innkeepers and Light Sleepers John L. Bell Wild Goose

Heaven shall not wait John L. Bell & Graham Maule Wild Goose
>> The Day of the Lord (Section: Coming Among us)
>> Veni Immanuel, Magnificat (Section: Chants)
>> Anima Mea, Lord draw near, Come Lord, Come quickly
>> 'Veni , Veni '(tune Lansdown)

We Shall Walk His Way John. L. Bell Wild Goose

Common Ground St. Andrew Press
>> Come now O Prince of Peace
>> Come to Me
>> Comfort, Comfort now my people

Carol Praise (See story index) Marshall Pickering

Christmas is coming Nicholas Temperley Stainer & Bell

Wait for the Lord Songs and Prayers from Taize Community

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