Iona Community worship resources for Lent, Holy Week, Advent, Christmas, Valentine’s Day, weddings, funerals, International Women’s Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Pentecost, St Benedict’s Day, and much more.
One hundred 21st-century hymn texts by John L Bell & Graham Maule that can be sung to familiar tunes - making the most of minimal congregational song resources in an accessible and resilient way.
John Bell & Wild Goose Resource Group
Twenty-five meditations covering personal, pastoral and biblical themes. Written to be read where people are gathered, they can be used in congregational worship, or with smaller assemblies such as prayer groups, youth fellowships and housegroups.
Care For Creation
For celebrating Creationtide mindfully in an age of environmental emergency, resources from the Iona Community’s Common Concern Network on the Environment.
Prayer & Worship
A liturgical resource book for August, September and October which includes prayers, responses, stories, poems, liturgies, songs, reflections, scripts and monologues.
A collection of contemporary hymns for services of commitment, communion, justice and peace, and healing; for weddings, confirmations, funerals and memorial services; and for the seasons of Advent and Christmas, Holy Week and Easter. Special offer: get the PDF e-book version for £2 when you buy it with the print version.
Advent & Christmas
Daily readings, with prayers, poems and actions, for Advent and Christmas from members, associates and friends of the Iona Community.
Meditations & Reflections
During the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown in spring 2020, many people turned to writing. Human words, sent out across the void of our isolation. Here are the voices of just a few – with poems, psalms, songs, affirmations of faith and prayers written during a full and fraught ten weeks.
A liturgical resource book that covers the summer months of May, June and July with prayers, stories, responses, songs, poems, reflections, monologues, liturgies and reflections for the major Christian festivals and seasons of Eastertide and Pentecost.
Lent & Easter
Daily readings, with prayers, poems and actions, for Lent and Holy Week from members, associates and friends of the Iona Community.
Prayer & Worship
Another wide-ranging collection of resources for the main festivals and other special days, along with blessings and reflections on various subjects, such as climate change, homelessness and racial justice.
Prayer & Worship
A guide to a pilgrimage route in one of the most majestic landscapes in the UK, that of the Lake District. Also provides an historical backdrop to the region and St Kentigern, who is also known as St Mungo, the patron saint of Glasgow.
Based on the biblical books from Esther to Maccabees, this is a collection of stories, scripts and reflections written by Iona Community members, associates, friends and others. It is a companion volume to Olives and Obligations.
A second big book of liturgies for all the main festivals and some other special days - from short acts of worship to full communion services.
Stories, scripts and reflections, based on the biblical books from Genesis to Nehemiah, written by Iona Community members, associates, friends and others. Esther to Maccabees will follow.
22 hymns (words & music), exploring themes not easily found in the standard repertoire, by Leith Fisher, who was a minister and a member of the Iona Community. Special book plus e-book deal.
Liturgies from the Iona Community for numerous festivals, special occasions and areas of concern. Full communion services and shorts acts of worship; liturgies for small groups and all-age gatherings; worship rooted in church life and the Iona Community's resident group on Iona, in social justice and pastoral work.
New prayers, in the 'Celtic' tradition, for the whole of life - from chopping carrots or doing the laundry to healing our deeply wounded world.
A wide-ranging collection of resources for Advent, Christmas, Lent, Easter, Pentecost, Transfiguration, Harvest, Holocaust Memorial Day, Mothering Sunday, and other special days and areas of concern.
A new edition which has been extensively revised and rearranged to include about 80% new material. The services draw on many traditions, including the Celtic, and aim to help us to be fully present to God, who is fully present to us – in our neighbour, in the political and social activity of the world around us, and in the very centre and soul of our being.
Advent & Christmas
This liturgical resource book covering November, December and January includes prayers, stories, responses, songs, poems, reflections, liturgies and meditations for the major Christian festivals and other occasions that fall during these months.
A collection of communion liturgies and other resources covering Advent, Christmas, Epiphany, Lent, Holy Week, Easter, Ascension, Pentecost, Trinity and Transfiguration.
Reflections, meditations, prayers, activities and liturgies for Lent. Includes a liturgy for Mother's Day, worship for Ash Wednesday, an all-age service for Shrove Tuesday for making and sharing pancakes, and other all-age resources -
Reflections, meditations, prayers and liturgies for Holy Week following the journey of Jesus from Palm Sunday to Easter Day. A book which affirms that, even in the darkness of betrayal and denial and death, we can rise up and live different lives: where the justice, peace and love poured out in Christ's life can be resurrected in our own.
A resource book for planning baptisms, naming ceremonies, weddings and civil partnerships and marking the many other significant moments of our nights and days. There are resources that do not assume any faith commitment, as well as ones that reflect Christian belief.
This inspiring anthology of liturgies and worship resources, reflecting the life and witness of the Iona Community, originally published in 1996, is intended to encourage creativity in worship.