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More of our resources for the season this week. We hope you find them useful.

Photo © David Coleman

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For Palm Sunday

See all Palm Sunday downloads


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Palm/Passion Sunday (PDF download)

Worship resources

Various contributors

Digital download:  Readings, responses and a prayer for Palm Sunday, taken from the book Eggs and Ashes by Ruth Burgess and Chris Polhill. 6 pages.

For more information and to see a sample

 

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To Walk the Way of the Cross (PDF download)

Prayers of intercession for Palm Sunday

David Osborne

Digital download: Prayers of intercession for Palm Sunday from David Osborne, a retired Anglican priest, an Iona Community member and the author of Love for the Future. 3 pages.

For more information and to see a sample

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For Maundy Thursday

See all Maundy Thursday downloads

 

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These Are the Friends (PDF download)

A song for Maundy Thursday or Good Friday

Jan Sutch Pickard

Digital download: Words of a song for Maundy Thursday or Good Friday, to be sung to the tune 'Waly Waly'.

These are the friends that you asked to stay
and to keep watch with faithfulness:
they fell asleep, leaving you to pray
and failed you in your deep distress.

1 page.

For more information


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Maundy Thursday (PDF download)

Dave Broom

Digital download: A ceremony of foot-washing, Agape or Communion, the stripping of the church, and a vigil for ‘the disappeared’ and for prisoners of conscience. Taken from the book The Cross in the Marketplace. 13 pages.

For more information and to see a sample

For the complete book The Cross in the Marketplace

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For Good Friday

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It Wasn't the Nails (PDF download)

A reflection and prayers on the cross

David Rhodes

Digital download: It’s easy to think of the Crucifixion as something that happened a long time ago. But for some people every day is Good Friday. People forced into poverty, those who are homeless. Those seeking asylum. People crushed by debt and treated with contempt by the powerful. Jesus is crucified today in their suffering. 9 pages.

For more information and to see a sample

 

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At the Foot of the Cross (PDF download)

A meditation for Good Friday for several voices

Joy Mead

Digital download: Bible readings, poems, prayers and reflections for Good Friday. 15 pages.

For more information and to see a sample

 

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Take us Back (PDF download)

Good Friday worship on the words from the Cross

David McNeish

Digital download: A thoughtful service for Good Friday featuring seven voices dispersed among the congregation. 7 pages.

For more information and to see a sample


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A Good Friday Liturgy (PDF download)

of Bible readings and prayers (John 17-19)

Jan Sutch Pickard

Digital download: A moving liturgy for Good Friday, alternating Bible readings and prayers, with some suggested songs. Jan is a former Warden of Iona Abbey. 6 pages.

For more information and to see a sample

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For Easter Sunday

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Jesus and Elvis (PDF download)

Glendon Macaulay

Digital download: A reflection for two voices – and with reference to Elvis Presley – on empty graves, theories about what happened to Jesus's body, and a true understanding of resurrection. Taken from the book Dirt, Mess and Danger, by Glendon Macaulay. 4 pages

For more information and to see a sample

For the complete book Dirt, Mess and Danger



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Living Easter (PDF download)

An all-age communion for Easter

Nancy Cocks

Digital download: Another of Nancy’s lively communion services for all ages, this time for Easter Sunday and incorporating a rooster’s view of the Resurrection. 13 pages.

For more information and to see a sample

 

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Transformed by Life (PDF + PPT download)

An Easter Communion liturgy

Pat Bennett

Digital download: An Easter Sunday Communion service celebrating not only the resurrection but also the transforming power of love and life. A call to embrace new, vibrant possibilities and radical living.

PDF and PowerPoint download: 8 pages / 26 slides

For more information and to see a sample

For PDF-only version

For PowerPoint-only version

 

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See all Lent and Easter books

See all Lent and Easter e-books

See all downloads for Lent and Easter

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Recently published

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The Sun Slowly Rises

Readings, reflections and prayers for Holy Week from the Iona Community

Neil Paynter

Bible readings, reflections and prayers for the days of Holy Week, and a large section of resources, from members, associates and friends of the Iona Community.

For more information and to see a sample

For the e-book version

 

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Iona Abbey Worship Book
(New revised edition)

(Book and e-book)

The Iona Community

This new edition of the Iona Abbey Worship Book has been extensively revised and rearranged. About 80% of the text is new material which has been developed by members of the Iona Community since the previous edition.

For more information and to see a sample

For the e-book version

 

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