This a collection of links to worship resources which may be helpful to those leading worship. Please send
suggestions for additions to website.manager|the website manager.
| All age worship resources
|All-age services, prayers, short talks, drama scripts, prayers and seminars. From the Revd Jane Hulme, an Anglican minister based in Rugby.
| Better gatherings
|Helpful examples of liturgy, prayers and other service elements. Most items are in a fairly formal, traditional style. From the Anglican Diocese of Sydney.
| Bible Reading Fellowship
|Previously called Barnabas in Churches, this site contains hundreds of ideas for children's and all-age work including drama, games, stories and much more.
| Bible study tools
|Huge range of tools and commentaries on the Bible, sermons and guides to preparing sermons. Mainly US Baptist authors.
| Church leaders' guidebook
|This is written by and aimed at US ministers who generally have quite large congregations.
It includes a lot of ideas and resources. See especially Worship Leaders' Guidebook.
| Encircled by prayer
|URC prayer resources for all occasions including Communion.
| Engage Worship
|Wide range of resources including illustrated readings, interactive prayers and much more. Includes 'Area 52' inspired by our good friend and inspiration Bob Hartman, containing resources keyed to each week's lectionary reading.
| Faith and Worship
|Rich resource of prayer material from a CofE priest and author.
| Fresh Expressions
|Fresh Expressions are new forms of church that emerge within contemporary culture and engage primarily with those who don’t go to church. Website is perhaps more ideas than actual resources.
|Lots of ideas, examples and links to prayers. Hope is a UK evangelistic charity.
| One Voice
|Worship resources from New Zealand.
|Huge library of resources and reflections for worship planners and leaders indexed by season, subject and Bible reference.
| Reformed worship
|This site offers more than 2500 articles for planning and leading worship including complete service plans, dramas, litanies, seasonal resources, and much more. You can browse by subject or season, or search by keyword. Items were originally published in a fairly conservative US magazine.
|Wide range of mainstream material for adults and children. URC is involved in its production, but most resources require a paid subscription
|Video resources from a variety of sources including Christian resources and commercial films. Requires login - please ask the website manager (link at top).
| The Bible Project
|Short-form, fully animated videos to make the biblical story accessible to everyone, everywhere.
| The Revised Common Lectionary
|We customarily - but not always - take our readings and theme from here.
| URC Worship Book
|Liturgies for Communion and special services.