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Upper Room small – Subscription – 3 issues p.a. $45.00.
The Upper Room Daily Devotional Guide is published in more than 60 editions throughout the world and encourages 3 million readers to spend time with God each day. Reader-written meditations share the heartfelt spiritual experiences of Christians from around the world. The Upper Room Daily Devotional Guide is a perfect companion for individuals, family devotional time, and small group study.
An excellent devotional guide published three times a year, With Love To The World has reflections for every day based on the Revised Common Lectionary.
Commentaries are usually based on the New Revised Standard Version (NRSV). Alternative translations are from the Revised English Bible (REB) or Contemporary English Bible (CEB), or may be the commentator’s own translation from the Greek or Hebrew texts.
Passages to be read in Uniting Churches on the coming Sunday are marked with an asterisk*. Anglican and Roman Catholic variants are listed each week, usually after the Sunday commentary.
Worship and Minister’s resources
Our Hey Kids series can be used independently, or in conjunction with our Children’s bulletins.
The series follows the same lectionary readings developed in our Children’s Bulletins (aged 7-12) and builds on the Biblical themes of the bulletins, thus better integrating sermon and bulletin into the total worship service.
You receive the full text for each talk, allowing you to work right from the manuscript, or to adapt it to your personal style.
Each issue, containing the talks for a four-month period, will arrive 3 times per year at about the same time as our Children’s Bulletins shipment.
Subscriptions begin with January-April, May-August or September-December.
Editor’s Clip Sheets – Subscription – Print only – 2 issues p.a. $130.00.
MediaCom’s monthly newsletter clip service (mailed six-monthly) makes it easy to create a church publication that looks great and keeps readers interested!
Each month includes:
- PAGE ONE: A full-page devotional article with art.
- QUOTES AND COMMENTS: A cartoon and short items for small spaces.
- WORTH REPEATING: Short stories of interest
- KID’S CLIPS: Puzzles and games for your younger readers.
- ILLUSTRATIONS: Two full pages of seasonal and program illustrations, Bible verses, and general art.
- MONTHLY CALENDAR: An A4 outline for each month of the year, designed to enable you to overprint with your church program for the month.
Gathering – Subscription – 4 issues p.a. $79.99.
Published four times a year, Gathering is a worship planning magazine for ministers and lay leaders, music directors, and United Church of Canada worship committees.
Current Issue: Lent/Easter 2017
In 2017, Canada celebrates its 150th birthday. For many years, The United Church of Canada has journeyed with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, which wrapped up its work in 2015. At this watershed time in our history, we explore what it means to live in right relations with the First Nations peoples of Canada. How do we repudiate the Doctrine of Discovery and pay attention to the language we use in worship, and in the church, that reinforces that doctrine? How do we lament, reflect, learn, and then move on to new ways of honouring the First Peoples of the land on which we live?
It is written and edited by Dr William Willimon, who was recently named one of the top 12 preachers in the English speaking world, and author of over 40 books on preaching, worship and biblical interpretation. Every issue contains for each Sunday, biblical interpretation, suggested sermon approaches, and illustrations, quotes and stories
Sojourners – Subscription – 11 issues p.a. $210.00.
Each month, receive insightful commentary from Jim Wallis and others, news and analysis from a faith perspective, interviews with those on the forefront of theological and justice-oriented study, culture reviews, inspiration, and more!
Words for Worship – Subscription – Print only – 4 issues p.a. $130.00.
Words for Worship contains contemporary, scriptural, relevant prayers for use in worship services. They are based on the Revised Common Lectionary, but are easily adapted to other lectionaries. Reproduction rights are free for subscribers within their own parish, e.g. printed liturgies, orders of service. Prayers are included for special days of the Christian year. Presented in A5 format, three hole punched for easy filing.
Children’s Activity Sheets
Supplied in packs of 5 sheets x 17 or 18 weeks, 3 times a year at $3.30 per week
For many congregations, worship is created by and for adults. You can show that kids count in your congregation when you provide Bible Beginner Activity Bulletins and Children’s Worship Bulletins.
During the sermon time, these bulletins help young worshippers to connect, at their own level, with the Bible passages for the day through interesting exercises, puzzles and pictures. They also help young worshippers to realise that they matter to God and to you!
Two series of children’s Bulletins to meet the unique needs of pre-school and primary age girls and boys.
- Bible Beginner Activity Bulletins (ages 4-6)
In the Bible Beginner Activity Bulletins , you will find fun Bible-based pictures and learning activities.
- Children’s Worship Bulletins (ages 7-12)
Children’s Worship Bulletins offer more challenging puzzle and word games. Children’s bulletins are an enjoyable learning activity to encourage the active participation of children in worship.
Children’s Bulletins – Pack of 5 Sheets x 17 weeks – $56.10.