12th July 2020
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Prayers for Evening Time (PDF download)

Janet Lees

Digital download: A set of worship items for evening time that could be used by a family or a group. Includes simple songs/chants, psalms, prayers and ways of remembering the Bible.

5 pages

Janet Lees is a writer and a Lay Benedictine, having been a URC minister, a speech therapist and a school chaplain. She is the author of several digital downloads and the books Word of Mouth and Tell Me the Stories of Jesus (Wild Goose), which are both about using the remembered Bible.

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More sheet music from John L Bell

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New downloads from Psalms of Patience, Protest and Praise

Out of the direst depths (PDF download)
Penitential psalm/lament – Psalm 130

John L Bell

Sheet music download: Song based on Psalm 130, from the Psalms of Patience, Protest and Praise collection, by John L Bell. A penitential psalm or lament.

Tune: Southwell (1579)

2 pages

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The pride from my heart (PDF download)
Song of trust – Psalm 131

John L Bell

Sheet music download: Song based on Psalm 131, from the Psalms of Patience, Protest and Praise collection, by John L Bell. A song of trust. Psalm 131 often seems immodest, a kind of spiritual boasting, but it is about finding tranquillity after realising that one is wrong. Sung to a gentle Gaelic air that expresses the warmth and love implicit in the psalm.

Tune: The Isle of Mull (Scottish traditional)

2 pages

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Sing to God with joy (PDF download)
Hymn of praise – Psalm 147

John L Bell

Sheet music download: Song based on Psalm 147, from the Psalms of Patience, Protest and Praise collection, by John L Bell. A hymn of praise about the graciousness of God in caring for exiled and broken people as well as generosity in providing sustenance for the earth.

Tune: Glendon (JLB)

3 pages

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One from the past
Moments of our nights and days

Moments of Our Nights and Days
Liturgies and resources for baptisms, weddings, partnerships, friendships and the journey of life

Ruth Burgess

Book and e-book: A resource book for planning baptisms, naming ceremonies, weddings and civil partnerships and marking the many other significant moments of our nights and days, including school and growing up, work and unemployment, breakdown of relationships, growing older and much more. There are resources that do not assume any faith commitment, as well as ones that reflect Christian belief.

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Recently published
Summer

Summer
Liturgical resources for May, June and July, including Eastertide and Pentecost

Ruth Burgess

Summer is a liturgical resource book that covers the months of May, June and July. It includes prayers, stories, responses, songs, poems, reflections, monologues, liturgies and reflections for the major Christian festivals and seasons of Eastertide and Pentecost, as well as for Ascension, Saints’ days, pilgrimage, holidays and other occasions. Contributors include Iona Community members, associates, friends and others.

Special offer: If you buy the print version of this book, you may request a free copy of the PDF e-book to use until it arrives (just email us at admin@ionabooks.com after you have made your order). Our distributor is currently taking more than a week to send items out because of social distancing regulations. Offer stands until July 31st 2020.

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