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A reminder of some more of our Advent books this week.

Photo © David Coleman


More books for Advent

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Christmas Eve in the Diner

Daily readings for Advent

(Book & e-book)

Thom M Shuman

Bible readings, reflections and prayers for Advent, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, for all those who find themselves serving, eating, resting and singing in diners (real and metaphorical) in this holy season – in hope that there they will discover God, serving and eating and resting and singing and welcoming them with open arms.

For more information and to see a sample

For the e-book version

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Open Our Eyes

Daily prayers for Advent

(Book & e-book)

Ann Gerondelis

A welcome accompaniment to the Advent days of anticipating Christ’s birth. Follow its invitation of prophetic prayers and vibrant full-colour artwork to watch and wait for the coming of the Holy One. Open your eyes and heart to the wideness of God, and God’s gentle but persistent call for justice and mercy.

For more information and to see a sample

For the e-book version

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Cloth for the Cradle

Worship resources and readings for Advent, Christmas and Epiphany


Wild Goose Worship Group

A wealth of worship resources for Advent, Christmas and Epiphany from the Wild Goose Worship Group. These litanies, meditations, monologues, poems, prayers, readings, scripts and symbolic actions aid the rediscovery of the stories of Christ's birth through adult eyes.

For more information and list of contents

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Hope Was Heard Singing

Resources for Advent

(Book & e-book)

Sally Foster Fulton

An Advent collection of prayers, meditations, poems and a few wee plays. A rich resource, from an original voice, for personal reflection and for congregations and small groups searching for material relevant to the 21st century.

For more information and to see a sample

For the e-book version

For all Advent & Christmas books

For all Advent & Christmas downloads


Recent publications

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Wild Goose Big Book of Liturgies volume 2

(Book & e-book)

The Iona Community

Liturgies and liturgical resources for New Year, Epiphany, Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Pentecost, Trinity Sunday, Advent and Christmas. A liturgy for an ‘ordinary day’, and resources for special days like the UN International Day of Friendship and World AIDS Day.

Full communion services and shorts acts of worship; liturgies for small groups and all-age gatherings; collections of resources that could be used to help shape liturgies, or at special events and gatherings.

Services rooted in church, community, home and school life. So – as always with the Iona Community – worship which is contextual, with a strong justice and peace edge.

Originally published as single digital downloads by Wild Goose, these are now all brought together for the first time in the second Big Book of Liturgies.

For more information and to see a sample

For the e-book version

For the first Wild Goose Big Book of Liturgies

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Open Our Hearts

Daily prayers for Lent and Holy Week

(Book & e-book)

Ann Gerondelis

Open Our Hearts is a series of Bible readings, prayers and colour images for each day of Lent and Holy Week. Ann’s images are icon-like in their depth and focus; her prayers are poetic and prophetic. Follow this special and very original book through Lent and Holy Week to open up space to meet God anew; and to open our hearts to God’s all-inclusive love and the call to feed the hungry, work for peace and build communities of love.

For more information and to see a sample

For the e-book version

For Ann's previous book, Open Our Eyes, Daily Prayers for Advent

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Prayers for Remembrance Sunday (PDF download)

Roddy Cowie

Digital download: Three prayers for Remembrance Sunday, recalling not only the victims and survivors of the big wars of the last century but also all the conflicts, large and small, of our present world, and asking for help in the task of allowing love to overcome hatred and creating peace. 7 pages.

For more information and to see a sample


Don't forget the Iona Calendar

— good for Christmas presents

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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. 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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