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Meditations & Reflections

Voices Out of Lockdown

Jan Sutch Pickard (ed) £7.99

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.

Jan Sutch Pickard (ed) £4.99

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.

Nancy Cocks £2.85

Digital download: A service for Christmas Eve – or alternatively Christmas Day – inspired by the poem ‘Getting to the front of the stable’ by Anne Weems. 14 pages.

Jan Sutch Pickard £4.50

Readings, poems and prayers for Advent, moving between the islands of Mull and Iona and the hills of the West Bank and Jerusalem: places ‘on the edge’ – where God comes to us in human form, as living Word, as light out of darkness.

Advent & Christmas

Sing But Keep On Walking

Jan Sutch Pickard £7.50

Readings, poems and prayers for Advent, moving between the islands of Mull and Iona and the hills of the West Bank and Jerusalem: places ‘on the edge’ – where God comes to us in human form, as living Word, as light out of darkness.

Nancy Cocks £2.60

Digital download: A lively all-age service for Palm Sunday, including a dialogue between the pebbles on the road that Jesus travelled, an exploration of what it means to be a king, and an opportunity to make a crown of thorns from pipe cleaners. 10 pages.

Nancy Cocks £2.70

Digital download: An all-age communion inspired by the story of St Francis of Assisi. For use on 4th October, the Feast of St Francis, or at other times. Includes a blessing of animals. 11 pages.

E- Liturgies & Prayers

Out of Our Brokenness (PDF download)

Jan Sutch Pickard £1.85

Digital download: A story within a story that can be used on Easter Sunday. It draws on Jan's experiences as a peace monitor in Jerusalem and Bethlehem. 4 pages.

Jan Sutch Pickard £1.70

Digital download: A new version (words only) of the traditional Easter hymn 'Jesus Christ is risen today', which provides the first verse. The five new verses unfold the story of the morning of the resurrection. 2 pages.

Nancy Cocks £2.50

Digital download: An all-age service for starting a new year, focusing on the Magi's visit to Jesus and the amazing gifts they brought, and how to choose a gift for God for the coming year - a kind of new year's resolution from the heart. 10 pages.

Nancy Cocks £2.70

Digital download: An all-age service exploring the different meanings of love and the story of the Prodigal Son. It also includes one of Nancy's Fergie the Frog stories and a symbolic action involving paper, scissors and an amazing expanding heart. 12 pages.

Jan Sutch Pickard £5.10

Poems of strong and well-crafted connections - between communities in the West of Scotland and the West Bank Palestinian territories; between prayer and politics; between a lyrical delight in the natural world - and down-to-earth living, observed with warmth and humour.

Jan Sutch Pickard £8.99

Poems of strong and well-crafted connections - between communities in the West of Scotland and the West Bank Palestinian territories; between prayer and politics; between a lyrical delight in the natural world - and down-to-earth living, observed with warmth and humour.

Jan Sutch Pickard £2.60

Digital download: A reporter interviews a grumpy follower of Moses; Joseph meets an angel of the Lord; Simon's mother-in-law is raised up to cook a meal fit for a king; 4000 hungry souls are given a free lunch; and the disciples argue about who is the greatest - Entertaining, thought-provoking resources for worship from storyteller Jan Sutch Pickard. 11 pages.

All-age resources

Living Easter (PDF download)

Nancy Cocks £2.75

Digital download: Another of Nancy's lively communion services for all ages, this time for Easter Sunday and incorporating a rooster's view of the Resurrection. The author is a former Deputy Warden of Iona Abbey. 13 pages.

Nancy Cocks £2.80

Digital download: Another fun all-age service, this time for Lent, focusing on bread and including a drama script and a child-friendly communion service. 14 pages.

Advent & Christmas

Here is a Cross (PDF download)

Jan Sutch Pickard £1.75

Digital download: A meditation on the Advent/Christmas story that can be used as part of an all-age act of worship, such as a carol service. 3 pages.

Nancy Cocks £2.80

Digital download: An all-age service for Advent centred on light. It incorporates another of Nancy's 'Fergie the Frog' stories as a script. 14 pages.

Nancy Cocks £2.20

Digital download: An all-age service about what makes a saint and where they are to be found - mainly in the world all around us. Incorporates the story of the five loaves and two fishes. 6 pages.

Nancy Cocks £2.70

Digital download: A lively service about friendship, for all ages, including one of the author's 'Fergie the Frog' stories, a 'Jesus & Peter' dialogue on the model of those created by the Wild Goose Resource Group, a version of the story of Zacchaeus, friendship bracelets and more besides. Nancy is a former Deputy Warden of Iona Abbey. 12 pages.

Nancy Cocks £2.45

Digital download: A service for all ages about not having enough to eat and about being hungry to share what we have. Includes a drawing/colouring activity. Nancy is a former Deputy Warden of Iona Abbey. 9 pages.

E- Liturgies & Prayers

Holy Saturday (PDF download)

Dave Broom £2.40

Digital download: A service of waiting and hope, built around the prophecies of Jeremiah and also linked to the theme of water and baptism. From the book The Cross in the Marketplace. 8 pages.

Dave Broom £2.55

Digital download: A service for the dawn of Easter Sunday, ideal for the open air rather than inside a church building. A special time of the morning on a very special day. From the book The Cross in the Marketplace. 11 pages.

Dave Broom £2.80

Digital download: Meditations for Good Friday based on experiences of Iona Community island staff who have worked with people on the edge socially, economically and emotionally. Each meditation includes reference to a Bible passage and can be used for personal reflection or as part of a service. From the book The Cross in the Marketplace. 16 pages.

Dave Broom £2.40

Digital download: A simple service of lamentation for Good Friday that can be used by groups of 10 or 12 people in various locations such as people's homes or in different parts of a church building. From the book The Cross in the Marketplace. 8 pages.

E- Liturgies & Prayers

Stations of the Cross (PDF download)

Dave Broom £4.10

Digital download: An extensive Stations of the Cross with, at each station, a Bible reading and a testimony from a person who witnessed one of the events in the story. This is very much a community event in which everyone can be involved. Taken from the book The Cross in the Marketplace. 40 pages.

E- Liturgies & Prayers

Maundy Thursday (PDF download)

Dave Broom £2.60

Digital download: A ceremony of foot-washing, Agape or Communion, the stripping of the church, and a vigil for 'the disappeared' and for prisoners of conscience. Taken from the book The Cross in the Marketplace. 13 pages.

E- Liturgies & Prayers

An Easter Pilgrimage (PDF download)

Dave Broom £3.90

Digital download: A pilgrimage for the start of Holy Week, mainly in the form of dramatic scripts for each stopping point. Although based on the weekly Iona pilgrimage, it can be adapted for any local environment, including urban ones, or even be used within the church itself. Taken from the book The Cross in the Marketplace, by Dave Broom. 34 pages.

E- Liturgies & Prayers

Palm Sunday (PDF download)

Dave Broom £2.30

Digital download: A service for the day when Jesus demonstrates what his claim to messiahship really means and what his Kingdom is really about - for committing ourselves to the values of the upside-down Kingdom of the unlikely Messiah Jesus, who stands today in the heart of the military-industrial complex and declares: 'Peace.' Taken from the book The Cross in the Marketplace, by Dave Broom. 7 pages.

Jan Sutch Pickard £4.50

'Walk humbly with God ' Advent is a time of wonder and waiting - but that's not a passive thing. We need to walk into Advent with our eyes open. Join us on a cheerful, thoughtful, justice-seeking journey towards Bethlehem, a journey day by day through Advent. Jan Sutch Pickard is a former Warden of Iona Abbey, who has also been Vice President of the Methodist Conference and an Ecumenical Accompanier.

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