Worship and Preaching links

Following is a list of links to useful resources worship and preaching, music and the creative arts. 

preaching resources The Text this week Jenee Woodard (USA) - Lectionary, Scripture study, worship links and resources
Bill Loader   "First Thoughts on Passages from the Gospels and the Epistles in the Lectionary"
The Timeless Psalms resources prepared by Joan Stott as prayers & meditations based on the RCL readings
Worship & Preaching: David Beswick  Resources for preachers and worship leaders using the Revised Common Lectionary
Sermons & Sermon-Lectionary Resources provided by Richard Fairchild and Brett Blair
Sermon Writer   "Resources for Lectionary preaching" - by subscription
Anna Grant-Henderson Old Testament RCL resources
Comments   Commentaries on the Revised Common Lectionary
Preaching the Word  preaching resources from the Sojourners Community, USA (subscription based)

With Love for the World  -  a quarterly daily devotional guide that provides a reflection on a Bible passage for each day of the year, based on the Revised Common Lectionary. 


lectionary-related worship-leading resources

Seasons of the Spirit   lectionary resources for worship, faith formation and service
Revised Common Lectionary - Vanderbilt Divinity Library
Roots on the Web (UK) - "Worship and learning resources for the whole church"
Bruce Prewer  resources for the Revised Common Lectionary

Laughing Bird Liturgical Resources Nathan Nettleton: South Yarra Community Baptist Church - Melbourne, Australia
Worship United Methodist Church USA - includes preaching, prayer and music resource
Calvin Institute of Christian Worship  ... for the study and renewal of worship - Grand Rapids, USA
Liturgies Online  Moira Laidlaw
Worship Ways United Church of Christ, USA
Starters for Sunday  Church of Scotland
United Church of Canada   lectionary planning
Mustard Seeds "a Lectionary based ideas resource for worship leaders" - Ann Scull: Uniting Church - Australia


Calendar of Additional Community and Multifaith dates (with introduction) download

Prayers to mark the the Bicentenary of Methodism in Australia  download

re:worship lectionary-related prayers, blessings and affirmations

All age & working with children & young people

Uniting Together in Interactive & Collaborative Worship - by Jon Humphries: how participation and collaborative learninbg can be integrated into a traditional worship service format
Worshiping with Children
 Carolyn Brown, USA 
Spill the beans  Scottish resource: worship and learning resources for all the ages
Mustard Seeds "a Lectionary based ideas resource for worship leaders" - Ann Scull: Uniting Church - Australia
Season of Creation "For four Sundays in September we celebrate The Season of Creation."
All-age Worship (Uniting Church: SA)
Center for Liturgy Sunday website lectionay-based preaching and prayer resources from St Louis University, USA
Ministry Matters   preaching and worship-leading resources, UMC, USA

Music and the Arts - Links to music, art and multi media.

Together to Celebrate  RCL-based contemporary music suggestions
Centre for Music, Liturgy & the Arts   Uniting Church South Australia initiative, seeking to explore and develop choral music, songs for worship, sacred word, and the arts
MyMidi a project, focusing on midi files, seeking to provide the means for the best possible legal, computer-generated worship song accompaniments, as easily as possible, for the least price possible.
The Billabong   RCL-based music suggestions from TIS & AHB
Singing from the Lectionary  Song and music suggestions based on the Revised Common Lectionary
Spirited and singing  Interactive site focused on enlivening music in faith communities
The Work of the People   independent ecumenical multimedia resources
Asian Christian Art Association
Christians in Visual Arts (USA)
Paddington Uniting Church, Eastside Arts 
Mediashout  Projection software for worship
Heartlight  Powerpoint and image resources
Dramatix  Free drama scripts 
Worship Together