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This week we have a new original download on peacemaking and reconciliation, and a reminder of two downloads for Ascension and other resources for the post-Easter period.

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New download

Live in the Light download transspaser

Live in the Light
(PDF download)

Reflections on peacemaking & reconciliation

Ruth Harvey

Digital download: Five reflections on peace and reconciliation that follow a pattern of beginning with inner reconciliation, moving through reconciliation in our worshipping community or church, to reconciliation in the world. They provide a resource that can be developed for use in small groups, large conferences or personal meditation. 10 pages.

Ruth Harvey is Head of Training and Peace-building for Place for Hope, a Scottish-based mediation agency working with faith communities and churches. Place for Hope offers training, coaching and conflict accompaniment to groups, individuals and networks. Their support helps churches and faith communities to embrace conflict, navigate difficult conversations well, reach solutions, and work through transitions.

For more information and to see a sample


Downloads for Ascension

Into the Heart of God download transspaser

Into the Heart of God
(PDF and PPT download)

A liturgy of Communion for Ascension

Thom M Shuman

Digital download: A communion liturgy for Ascension – a reminder that at Pentecost the torch of Jesus' ministry was passed on to the disciples, and down to us through all the centuries. Available as a PDF, a PowerPoint or both formats together.

9 pages / 35 slides

For more information and to see a sample

PDF version

PowerPoint version

Combined PDF+PowerPoint version



Ascension Day (PDF download)

Various contributors

Digital download: Responses, prayers, a reading and biblical reflection for Ascension Day, taken from the book Fire and Bread, by Ruth Burgess.

9 pages

For more information and to see a sample

For the whole book Fire and Bread

E-book version of Fire and Bread


A book for the period up to Trinity Sunday

Holy Saturday download transspaser

Fire and Bread

Resources from Easter Day to Trinity Sunday

Ruth Burgess

Resources covering the period from Easter Sunday to Trinity Sunday: prayers, responses, liturgies, songs, poems, reflections, meditations, sermons and stories for a period of nearly two months, including Easter Day, Ascension Day, Pentecost, Trinity Sunday, Saints’ days, Rogation days, environmental days and many more.

For more information and to see a sample

E-book version




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