£8.99 100 Intercessory poems to guide Prayer and inspire reflection. In this book of prayers with a difference, Nick Fawcett offers 100 poetic intercessions that speak in a way other prayers cannot quite capture. Encouraging further reflection, they leave the issues and concerns covered fresh in the mind long after the words have first been read or heard, helping to challenge, move and inspire.
£12.99 Nick Fawcett In a hurting world that needs praying for more than ever, Nick Fawcett provides a new collection of a hundred prayers to meet that need. Avoiding religious jargon and using instead, language that speaks to all, he provides an invaluable resource for those leading intercessions in public worship, so that they may pray meaningfully, thoughtfully and confidently.
Worship Susan Sayers £24.99 Packed with intercessions for every Sunday of Common Worship in a simple, easy-to-use format with heaps of useful ideas for all types of service, Prayers of Intercessions is a fresh slant to worship and an excellent starting point for prayers. It can be used word-for-word or adapted to suit one's own presentation style and is a useful companion for anyone regularly participating in intercessions at church services.
Ian Black £10.99 Intercessions for Years A, B and C is a collection of prayers to accompany the Church of England Common Worship Lectionary. Wholly relevant to our everyday world, the intercessions do not sidestep the challenges of living faithfully in difficult circumstances; they do seek to inspire our minds and expand our hearts, as we offer up all we have and all we are, to the grace and mercy of God.
£17.99 David Adam believes that the way to get the most out of worship on Sundays is to pray regularly on weekdays. Here, to help us in this duty and joy of preparation, he offers intercessions, blessings and forms of the peace that link with the readings for each Sunday and great festival, in accordance with the Revised Common Lectionary, Years A, B and C. Employing the Celtic emphasis and style that many people have found so helpful, these prayers will benefit all leaders of intercessions.
John Pritchard Creative ideas for public and private prayer. The bestselling Intercessions Handbook is designed for use in a wide range of formal and informal settings. In two introductory chapters, John Pritchard considers the importance and challenges of the vital task of intercession. He then offers practical examples of intercessions in traditional services, all-age worship, small groups and personal devotions. Material for seasons, major festivals and special events is also included.
John Pritchard. Completely new material, this user-friendly sequel to the Intercessions Handbook is for individuals & groups involved in the vital task of leading prayers in public worship. Easy to adapt to particular situations & with a wealth of creative suggestions for enlivening the prayers. It covers: mainstream public worship; festivals and special events; informal worship and worship for small groups; intercessions with children and young people and personal intercession
Nick Fawcett. Prayers of Preparation includes a short preparatory prayer for every Sunday, in every language of the three-year cycle of the Common Worship lectionary, and prayers for special days and occasions. Each prayer is linked with the theme or occasion to be celebrated and leads meaningfully into worship.
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£9.99 A Flexible Pattern of Daily Prayer Through the Christian Year. An order of prayer for every day following the rich tapestry of themes to be found in the seasons of the Christian year, each day's pattern includes:A Thread for the Day - for the hard pressed, a brief prayer outline to sustain them through the day,a Short Order of Daily Prayer - a simple liturgy for the day,a Quiet Space - creative prayer ideas for for those who wish to go deeper, Night Time Blessing - prayer to end the day.
Daily Prayer with Creation Steven Shakespeare. This offers a fourfold pattern for prayer through the day to renew attention, understanding, compassion & delight towards creation. Part 1 offers eight sets of morning, midday, evening and night prayers where the seasons of the Christian year are paired with those of nature Part 2, Praying with the Elements, includes four rites for occasional use. A sequence of newly written biblical canticles is also included and an intro to the nature of prayer.
with the Corrymeela Community £8.99 This draws on the spiritual practices of Northern Ireland's longest established peace and reconciliation organisation, Corrymeela. At the heart of its life is a simple pattern of daily worship. This book captures its essence to help you incorporate its spirituality into your practice of prayer. Structured over 31 days, it offers a daily Bible reading with accompanying prayer by Pádraig Ó Tuama. as well as an introduction to the spirituality that sustains’s it
£4.99 Some Daily Prayers for Church of England People – the product of decades of parish ministry – hits the spot in many crucial areas. Laid out in a way that makes a daily pattern of prayer possible and sustainable, it has a wealth of common-sense teaching about faith and the practice of it, and an imaginative and wide ranging selection of material.
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This unique compilation, drawn from a wide range of sources and traditions, is a treasure of humorous, musical and historical graces that includes traditional favourites, those for and by children and others from around the world. Whatever the occasion, whether it is a family Christmas or a simple meal for one, there is a grace here for you! A beautifully designed pocket-sized hardback that makes an ideal gift.
Francis experienced God's presence in his heart and he expressed this intimate relationship in the prayers which have since become spiritual classics. This translation contains fifty-five of Francis' most beautiful prayers, including "The Canticles of Creatures", the "Divine Praises" and "A Prayer for Assisi".
£10.99 Through raw and authentic prayers, based on the gospel stories, Terry Hinks leads readers into the heart of the gospels the more clearly to see the needs and joys of today's world. This highly original book helps readers to pray out of, and with, the words of Jesus and to discover the joy of prayer as a two-way conversation - listening as much as speaking to God.
Angela Ashwin The Book of a Thousand Prayers is a collection of wise and honest prayers to God about his concerns and ours: who he is to us and who we are to him, and how we experience life, death, relationships, the church and the world. Ideal for private prayer and public worship, and containing practical advice on how to pray, this book offers a spiritual feast that will nourish you for the rest of your life.
David Clowes £14.99 The second of two volumes of which we have both and there are more new ones to come. Suitable for church or personal use
Philip Yancey £9.99 PRAYER: DOES IT MAKE ANY DIFFERENCE? tackles the following questions: What is prayer? What difference does it make? Why and how should we pray? What about unanswered prayer? How should we understand prayer for physical healing? Reads as the journal of a fellow traveller: questioning, challenging, lamenting the unexplainable and rejoicing in the discovery of awesome insights. His journey is beautifully illustrated with moving true stories drawn from around the world.
A comprehensive, profound and immediately accessible book which opens the way for all to increase their understanding and develop their practice of prayer. Richard Foster explores the riches of the historical classics of prayer as well as his own personal experience and roots his teaching in scripture. No one who reads PRAYER will remain unmoved; all will find encouragement within its pages.
£9.99 A-Z of Prayer an accessible introduction that gives practical guidance on how to develop a meaningful prayer life. It presents 26 aspects of prayer to help you grow in your relationship with God, explore new devotional styles and deepen your daily conversations with God. Each topic has: - a few pages of introduction and insight - an action section for reflection and application - a prayer to help put the action point into practice - extensive references to allow further study
£10.99 Contemplation is not a more advanced way of praying but a greater awareness of the presence of God. The defining mark of this awareness is that we become more and more aware of God's presence, a unique kind of inner peace and joy which has been described by spiritual authors with a variety of arresting and often poetic images.
Claire Daniel Prayer remains a vital part of Christian discipleship. Following the success of the author's 80 Creative Prayer Ideas, this ready-to-use resource book contains 80 further ideas on setting up reflective and creative prayer stations or responses. Claire Daniel shows us how to pray with our whole being - our senses as well as our voice, our hearts as much as our minds. Tried and tested, these ideas will enhance the praying of small groups, churches and individuals.
Stephen Cottrell £9.99 HOW TO PRAY is a basic primer on prayer. It will get us started, keep us going and uses every stage of life and its varied events to renew and expand our understanding of being alive to God through prayer. Completely honest about the struggles and difficulties everyone encounters, it will help us discover how natural prayer is, even when we least feel like it.
Benignus O'Rourke £10.99 Grow in the depth of your discipleship with this lovely little book of meditations which not only talk about the various aspects of Silent prayer but also draw you in to the practice of it. Sections include not only ‘being still and knowing God’ but also the joys of ‘Discovering our real selves’ and allowing ‘God to heal our brokenness’ as we simply spend time with Him.