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We have a new download from Janet Lees this week, and a reminder of more seasonal resources.

Photo © David Coleman

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New download


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Women at the Well (PDF download)

Remembering the Bible with women

Janet Lees

Digital download: A collection of stories based on the author’s ‘remembered Bible’ technique, which adds unexpected layers and aspects to the accounts. It is for both remembering women in the Bible and remembering the Bible with women (and men). 

Janet writes, ‘To remember Jesus is the very heart of remembering the gospel. We remember Jesus when we tell stories about him, when we share bread and wine in his name and when our actions are directed by what we remember of him.’ 

There are various ways of using the stories and prayers and some ideas for discussion or reflection are included.

26 pages

For more information and to see a sample


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Beyond Easter - more resources

For all Ascension downloads
For all Pentecost downloads
For all Trinity Sunday downloads


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For This Time Being (PDF+PPT download)

A Pentecost Communion liturgy

Pat Bennett

 

Digital download: A Communion service for Pentecost, with an emphasis on Spirit and time.

PDF+PPT download

Also available as a PDF-only version.

7 pages / 31 slides

For more information and to see a sample


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What Does This Thing Mean? (PDF download)

Glendon Macaulay

Digital download: A reflection for three voices on the events of Pentecost and why they were described in terms of wind and fire. Taken from the book Dirt, Mess and Danger, by Glendon Macaulay.

6 pages

For more information and to see a sample


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Worship Resources for Pentecost (PDF download)

Various contributors

Digital download: Prayers, responses, readings, meditations, songs and a biblical reflection for Pentecost, taken from the book Fire and Bread by Ruth Burgess.

19 pages

For more information and to see a sample

For the complete book Fire and Bread: Resources for Easter Day to Trinity Sunday


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Fundraising items


Iona Calendar 2019 download transspaser

Iona Calendar 2019

Photographs by Iain Sarjeant

The Highland Family Group of the Iona Community has produced this beautiful Iona calendar for 2019, in conjunction with photographer Iain Sarjeant. Although many of the views will be familiar to anyone who knows Iona, Iain chooses to take many of his pictures from slightly different viewpoints, and in the early morning, or evening, to take advantage of the often beautiful light at those times of the day.

The calendar is 21cm x 21cm, and comes with a bonus picture of one of the more elusive places on Iona.

All profits from the sale of this calendar will go to the Iona Abbey Capital Appeal.

For more information


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Iona Abbey Easter Worship (audio download)

A live recording of the journey through Holy Week

The Iona Community

This live recording of worship in Iona Abbey from Holy Week and Easter Sunday from the 1990s (originally published as an audio cassette) is now being made available again to help with the fundraising effort to renovate Iona Abbey. Pay only £1 ex VAT and kindly add a donation of your choice to the fund at checkout (just below the shopping cart).

Available as two audio downloads of approximately 60 MB each

For more information and list of contents


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Iona of My Heart

Daily readings

(Book and e-book)

Neil Paynter

When editor Neil Paynter called for contributions to Iona of My Heart he wrote:

‘I’m looking for those human stories from Iona. You know the ones – we all have them. Stories about different folk coming together – people from different countries and backgrounds. Stories of encounter, challenge, exchange, connection, transformation. Stories about people and the power of the Spirit … Show why Iona and what the Iona Community does there is important to the world. Give it a human face.’

Four months of daily readings. Royalties to the Iona Community’s Iona Abbey Capital Appeal.

For more information and to see a sample

For the e-book version


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Some recent books

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We Bring You Everything, and Tip it Out in Front of You

New prayers from the Iona Community

(Book and e-book)

New prayers, in the ‘Celtic’ tradition, for the whole of life - from chopping carrots or doing the laundry to healing our deeply wounded world.

For more information and to see a sample

For the e-book version


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Colliding with God

New and selected poems of faith and doubt

(Book and e-book)

Richard Skinner

Witty and reflective poems of faith and doubt, starting with the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil in the Garden of Eden and concluding with the events of the first Easter, taking in on the way Julian of Norwich’s hazelnut, Mastermind, God as a blizzard, and the eighth deadly sin.

For more information and to see a sample

For the e-book version

 

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Wild Goose Big Book of Liturgies

(Book and e-book)

The Iona Community

Liturgies for Advent and Christmas, Lent and Easter, Transfiguration, Pentecost, Trinity Sunday, All Saints’, St Columba’s Day, Father’s Day; on hunger, economic witness, peacemaking, the environment, pilgrimage, welcome, hospitality and friendship. Includes a blessing liturgy for a marriage or partnership, a wedding/partnership ceremony and resources for a memorial event. Originally published as single digital downloads by Wild Goose.

For more information and to see a sample

For the e-book version


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Wild Goose Big Book of Worship Resources

(Book and e-book)

The Iona Community

A wide-ranging collection of resources for Advent, Christmas, Lent, Easter, Pentecost, Transfiguration, Harvest, Holocaust Memorial Day, Mothering Sunday, and other special days, and on areas of concern, like refugees and peacemaking. Originally published as single digital downloads.

For more information and to see a sample

For the e-book version

 

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