Helpful Links and Downloads

SEE BELOW FOR LINKS TO DOCUMENTS AND INTERNET SITES FOR THE FOLLOWING TOPICS/CATEGORIES:

Advent, All Saints Altar Guild, Bible Study, Bible Movies, Bishop's visit, Blessing of the AnimalsBlogs and Newsletters, Book of Common Prayer,  Bullying, Candelmas, Children and WorshipChildren's Ministry Resources, Children's StoriesChristian Biographies, Christian Formation Helps, Christmas, ConfirmationCommunion Bread Recipes, Curriculum Surveys ,EasterEmergency Preparedness, Epiphany, Episcopal IdentityEpiscopal Resources, Faith at Home, Gender Identity IssuesGreeters Training, Halloween, Icebreakers, Internet SafetyInstructed EucharistJesse Tree, Las Posadas, Lent, Lenten Pretzels, Life Cycles of CongregationsLiturgical Calendar 2014-15,Liturgies, Maps,Movie Discussion Guides, NOOMA video descriptions, Pageants, Palm Crosses, Prayer Beads, Prayer Stations,Sermon Help, Stewardship, Taize Resources, Youth Ministry Resources

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Advent

teachingideas.co.uk - Lots of teaching resources

crivoice.org - Colors of Advent, Wreaths, and more

lnwhymns.com - Readings for Lighting of the Advent

davepaisley.typepad.com - Advent service, prayer stations

pcusa.org - Advent calendar for a year

tipjunkie.com - Make an Advent calendar

PDF  Advent Poinsettia Legend

PDF Advent Fun Recipe Flyer

PDF Advent Praying in Color (wreath)

Word Doc Prayers Suitable for the Season of Advent

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All Saints

Word Doc--All Saints Day Party

Word Doc- Party Ideas

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Altar Guild

epicenter.org - Handbook for altar guilds

http://www.nationalaltarguildassociation.org/  National Altar Guild Association, How to, When to and more!

http://adots.org/altar-guild-online/  From the Anglican Diocese of the South…can be downloaded as a booklet.

http://www.christchurchvaldosta.org/wp-content/uploads/altarguildhandbook.pdf  Altar Guild handbook from Christ Episcopal Church in Valdosta, Georgia.

http://www.stjohns-hingham.org/storage/documents/Altar%20Guild%20Manual%20SJ.pdf An Altar Guild manual from St. John’s Episcopal in Hingham, MA.

http://anglicanhistory.org/women/wood_manual1915/ Front cover and text from A Manual for Altar Guilds with suggestions for Altar Linen.  Compiled by Josephine Smith Wood in 1915

 PDF Handbook for Altar Guilds from the Diocese of Texas

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Bible Study

spu.edu - Online guided bible study

bibleworkbench.com - Bible study for personal or group use

prayerbookguide.com - Prayer book guide to Christian education

teachsundayschool.com - Youth bible studies

hitchhikingthebible.blogspot.com - Lessons from the book of Luke to fit the lectionary, Year C

textweek.com - Resources for teaching and studying the book of Matthew

textweek.com - Resources for teaching and studying the book of Mark

textweek.com - Resources for teaching and studying the book of Luke

textweek.com - Resources for teaching and studying the book of John

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Bible Movies (YouTube)

The Acts of the Apostles

Gospel of Matthew

The Holy Bible, Exodus

Joseph

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The Bishop is Visiting! Resources for Children

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Hollingsworth - Wikipedia page

http://www.dohio.org/staff/rt-rev-mark-hollingsworth-jr - Bishop Mark Hollingsworth, Jr. Bio

http://www.dohio.org/staff/rt-rev-david-bowman - Bishop David Bowman Bio

http://www.dohio.org/staff/rt-rev-william-persell - Bishop William Persell Bio

http://www.dohio.org/staff/rt-rev-arthur-williams - Bishop Arthur Williams Bio

trinitynewtownct.org - Episcopal Shield Coloring Page

epicenter.org - Bishop's Visit Resource from the Diocese of Texas

episcopalmn.org - Bishop's Visit Resource from the Diocese of Minnesota

PDF File - The Bishop's Vestments

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Blessing of the Animals

PDF File- Blessing of the Animals at Home

Word Document- A Blessing Liturgy

Word DOC - A Blessing of the Animals liturgy- Catholic

PDF File - Blessing of the Animals Order of Service, RSPCA

PDF File - Blessing of the Animals Order of Service, St. Margaret's, Little Rock AR

Word DOC - Blessing of the Animals, Web of Creation

Word DOC- Blessing of the Pets, Rev. Robert Morrison

Word DOC - Planning Guidelines from the Diocese of Western NY

Word DOC - St. Francis icon

PDF File - Liturgy

PDF File - Prayer Cards

PDF File - Collection of Prayers and Liturgies

PDF File - St. Francis Liturgy from the Diocese of TX

PDF File- Order of Service

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Blogs and Newsletters

Rows of Sharon

Building Faith

Episcoyouth

Episcopal Cafe

Dirty Sexy Ministry

YouTube video blog- Father Matthew Presents

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Book of Common Prayer

http://justus.anglican.org/resources/bcp/ The BCP in many languages, history, et

http://prayerbookguide.wordpress.com/  Prayerbook Guide to Christian Education

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Bullying

Anti-Bullying Resources (compiled from the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia, St. Peter’s in Westfield NY, and the internet)

 

MOVIE /VIDEOS

Bullied: A Student, a School and a Case that Made History - Video and Viewer's Guide
Teaching Tolerance provides a free copy of the video "Bullied" along with a thorough viewer's guide with a guide for teachers, a quiz and a list of additional resources.

Kid Videos | StopBullying.gov

www.stopbullying.gov › Kids

Watch these videos to learn how KB, Josh, Milton, and their friends deal with kids who bully. After watching each video, take a quiz to see how much you know ...

 

CURRICULA-FORMATION RESOURCES

The Pacer Center, www.pacer.org,

Reconciling Works, www.reconcilingworks.org

Scenes- analyze different responses to bullying,

www.eycb.coe.int/compasito/chapter_4/pdf/4_8.pdf

A Bullying Quiz and Handout with Answers
A quiz from Teaching Tolerance to help people understand behavioral patterns and social behavior in the role of bullying.

Bullying Circle Skit and Roles (pdf)

orthodoxcamps.org/assets/files/.../Bullying%20Circle%20Skit%20and%20Roles.pdf

©2007 Olweus Bullying Prevention Group.

Classroom Toolkit for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Week
A resource from the Pacer Center to promote bullying awareness, with information sheets, discussion topics and more.

Teacher’s Guide, Grades 9-12

Bullying Discussion Guide – primary grades

Discussion Guidelines from Bullying No Way

Antibullying Reflection Questions from Tolerance.org

 

PLEDGE

[PDF]Anti-Bullying Pledge

www.lusd.net/common/.../DisplayFile.asp...

Lincoln Unified School District

 

Take the Pledge - National Bullying Prevention Center - PACER Center

www.pacer.org › Home › Classroom › Elementary School › Activities

Elementary school students are invited to take the “Kids Against Bullying” pledge! Students promising to speak up, reach out, and be a friend when they see ...

 

LEGAL

Dear Colleague Letter on Harrassment and Bullying
From the U.S. Department of Education; clarifies the relationship between bullying and discriminatory harassment under civil rights laws.

 

Federal Laws: 
http://www.stopbullying.gov/laws/federal/

 

GENERAL RESOURCES

Informative site at http://www.stopbullying.gov

Teaching Tolerance has a number of other resources available as free downloads from its Web

site,www.teachingtolerance.org

Ending Bullying: Its Our Call
A PowerPoint presentation developed by Malinda Collier for the 217th Annual Council.

"Teen Suicide
A blog post by Paris Ball, diocesan director of Christian Formation, on the diocesan blog for youth leaders; provides a list of resources for conversation, support and response to bullying.

Bullying by the Numbers
A compilation of statistics from Teaching Tolerance.

The Bully Trap
An article from Teaching Tolerance.

What To Do About Bullying
On name-calling and bullying in schools, from the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network.

From Drugrehab.com

Bullying: Guidelines for Teachers
Tips for educators, from Teaching Tolerance.

Bullying: Tips for Students
A checklist of tips from Teaching Tolerance.

Bully Free: Tips for Parents
From bullyfree.com by Dr. Allan L. Beane.

Seven Things Kids Need to Know about Bullying
From bullyfree.com by Dr. Allan L. Beane.

Where All Can Safely Live: A Guide to Understanding Bullying in Our Communities
A guide to understanding bullying in our communities, how to talk about it and how to prevent it, from Lutherans Concerned. 

Dignity at Work
From the Diocese of Newark Dignity at Work Task Force.

Stop Bullying:

http://www.stopbullying.gov/index.html

Stop Bullying Guide  from PBS teen series, In the Mix

Violence Prevention Works: http://www.violencepreventionworks.org/public/index.page

The Bully Project: http://www.thebullyproject.com/

Stomp out Bullying: http://www.stompoutbullying.org/

Believe it Outloud/Where All Can Safely Live: A Guide to Understanding Bullying in Our Communities:http://www.believeoutloud.com/learn/resource/text/where-all-can-safely-live-guide-understanding-bullying-our-communities

Reconciling Works/Lutherans for Full Participation: http://www.reconcilingworks.org/

Workplace Bullying Institute: http://www.workplacebullying.org/individuals/problem/being-bullied/

National Crime Prevention Council: http://www.ncpc.org/topics/bullying/bullying-/atct_topic_view?b_start:int=5&-C=

Bullying Prevention -

nationalsave.org › Chapter Tools › Conflict Management

Chapter Access: Activities and suggestions including reproducible Bullying Prevention Brochures, sample skits, coloring books, Public Service Announcements

Candlemas

http://www.schooloftheseasons.com/candlemas.html   Information and ideas

http://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/common/candlemas  Information about Candlemas

http://www.fisheaters.com/customstimeafterepiphany3.html   some background, food ideas, etc

http://www.buildfaith.org/2011/01/25/candlemas/   Superstitions and Traditions

 http://books.google.com/books?id=j79AAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA153&lpg=PA153&dq=candlemas+episcopal&source=bl&ots=GE5XNxdeVz&sig=YQwS_X3Sv2NtJGmJacITsMprVSg&hl=en&ei=6w3VTojPDov4sQLhtMWVDw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=7&sqi=2&ved=0CEwQ6AEwBg#v=onepage&q=candlemas%20episcopal&f=false   page 153 Manual of episcopal ceremonies: based on the Caeremoniale episcoporum ...By Aurelius Stehle

PDF File -  The ABCs of Candlemas

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Children and Worship

PDF File - Making Room for Children in Church-pamphlet

PDF File - Helping Children write Liturgy

Word DOC - Top 10 Reasons Why Children are Welcomed in Our Church

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Children's Ministry

http://episcopaldigitalnetwork.com/lessons/   Lesson Plans That Work free. lectionary based.

http://library.episcopalchurch.org/lessonplans/all  archived lesson plans

 www.weavinggodspromises.org   Weaving God's Promises --offered to all parishes in DOHIO at no cost for 2015

 www.vts.edu/podium/default.aspx?t=122314    Episcopal Curriculum for Children--now a free children's curriculum, everything is online

 www.activityvillage.co.uk    Activity Village--for school teachers but lots of ideas for children, crafts, activities, etc

 www.daniellesplace.com   Danielle's Place- great for crafts

 www.anglican.ca/churchmice    Children's Curriculum from Canada--Free. online.

Episcopal Children's Curriculum (free)  and downloadable

Rotation (curriculum)  guest membership is restricted but free

Episcopal Teacher newsletter free

 

For Purchase

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Children's Stories- discussion and prayers-story book not included

PDF File - Introduction to Children Learn What They Read - SAMPLE LESSONS

PDF File - Antonio's Card

PDF File - Dear Juno

PDF File - I Love You Like Crazy Cakes

PDF File - Jingle Dancer

PDF File - Welcome Precious

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Christian Biographies

http://elvis.rowan.edu/~kilroy/JEK/home.html  Biographies and dates of commemoration

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Christian Formation

http://ministry-to-children.com  newsletter, lessons, activities, etc for children's ministry

http://www.teenlifeministries.com   101 free tips, or join for a fee for more

www.feautor.org  all kind of ideas here. An open space to share religious resources.  An archive project of the Assoc. of Lutheran Resource Centers

http://www.episcopalchurch.org/page/youth-ministries  Youth Formation Link

www.thesource4ym.com  youth resources

www.youthpastor.com  youth resources

www.egadideas.com  youth resources

http://morehouseeducation.org/ResourceRoom/  link to materials,ideas and resources for Christian Formation

www.MyFaithMyLife.org/tools.html  All kinds of formation resources

www.vts.edu    a good general resource for the Episcopal Church and Christian Formation

www.buildfaith.org   online Christian Education Community

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Christmas

PDF file Make a Jesse Tree

PDF File - Jesse Tree

uuintergenerational.org/Christmas_Eve.htm  Adaptation of the Best Christmas Pageant Ever

www.scribd.com/doc/3841767/Christmas-Pageant-Script A Christmas Pageant Script

doubleestudios.com/christmaspageant/index.html  The First Christmas- A pageant script

Liturgyoutside.net/Pageant.html Traditionally Untraditional

PDF File -  Christmas Pageant Script Year A-based on Luke's Gospel,

                 Christmas Pageant Script Year B-based on Matthew's Gospel,

                 Christmas Pageant Script Year C-based on Luke's Gospel from St. Gregory of NYSSA Episcopal Church San Francisco

PDF File - Christmas Mass for Children, Christ Church Cathedral, St. Louis MO (Episcopal)

PDF File- Las Posadas Pageant from Worship Ways, United Church of Christ

PDF File - Las Posadas song

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Confirmation

PDF File - Journey to the Center, full journal

PDF File - Confirmation Curriculum from the Episcopal Diocese of Alabama

PDF File - Guidelines for Confirmation, Reception and Reaffirmation from the Episcopal Diocese of CT

PDF File - Overview of Youth Confirmation Materials from Church Publishing, 2011

PDF File - Guidelines for Reception and Confirmation  for Persons Joining the Episcopal Church

PDF File - Overview of Confirmation curricula from the Diocese of Newark

PDF File - Overview of Confirmation Resources from the Diocese of Chicago

PDF File - Confirmation Curriculum Guide from the Episcopal Diocese of New York

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Communion Bread

http://www.alaemmaus.org/bread.htm  Communion Bread recipe

http://mylittlekitchen.blogspot.com/2006/03/communion-bread.html  Communion Bread recipe

http://www.communionbread.org/  Communion Bread recipe

http://www.gracewoodstock.org/filecabnet/communion%20bread%20recipeweb.pdf  Communion Bread recipe

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Curriculum Surveys- see who is using what and keep up on trends for children's curriculum

PDF File - Church Publishing Curriculum Survey 2010

PDF File - Church Publishing Curriculum Survey 2013

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Easter

History, Customs and Symbols,  links to activities for children

Word Doc - Jelly Bean Prayers, Resurrection Rolls and Easter Cookies

Word Doc - Interactive Prayer Stations on Easter and Resurrection

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Emergency Preparedness

http://www.episcopalrelief.org/uploads/EducationFileModel/105/file/ProvIV-Disaster-Manual.pdf  from Province IV

 http://www.episcopalrelief.org/press-and-resources/resource-library  The Episcopal Relief and Development website has its own resource page

http://www.edola.org/ministries/ecsla/disaster-preparation-response  From the Diocese of Louisiana ECS, a one page Disaster Preparedness and Recovery

http://www.ready.gov/publications  Here is a government website that has resources available

http://www.ready.gov/sites/default/files/documents/files/R3_3panel_ReadyBrochure.pdf

http://www.sf72.org/home  are you prepared?  

http://toolkit.sf72.org/   Free source tool kit

http://ncdp.crlctraining.org/   free online training courses

http://emilms.fema.gov/IS907/index.htm   training for active shooter response

http://www.sba.gov/prepare   for small businesses

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Epiphany

http://www.liturgy.co.nz/blog/epiphany-chalk-house-blessing-2/4942   chalk blessing also as a Word Doc - Epiphany Chalk House Blessing

Word Doc - Epiphany Chalking the Door

PDF File - Blessing of Homes

 http://www.anglicansonline.org/resources/seasonal.html  resources for all seasons

http://www.gbod.org/resources/an-epiphany-blessing-of-homes-and-chalking-the-door chalk blessing

http://www.faith-at-home.com/  send it home ideas

http://www.worship.ca/resource/advent-christmas-and-epiphany-resources/  resources for Advent, Christmas and Epiphany

http://aa86e41e7d951355383b-cb342165bfeaa4f2927aec8e5d7de41f.r23.cf2.rackcdn.com/uploaded/c/0e475071_curriculum-epiphany-resources.pdf  epiphany resources and ideas

http://www.textweek.com/yearb/epiphb5.htm  see others also at textweek.com for readings, images, reflections, sermons, group studies, etc.

PDF File - Epiphany Eucharist

Word Doc - Epiphany ideas from Anglicans Online

Word Doc - Epiphany links

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Episcopal Identity

PDF File - Around One Table, Exploring Episcopal Identity, Abbreviated Version

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Episcopal Resources

Faith At Home Resources

http://www.episcopalcafe.com/daily/christian_formation/home_churching_1.php  Home Churching

www.augsburgfortress.org/sparkfamily   connect church & family w/ quarterly magazine

http://www.vibrantfaithathome.org/   - FREE resource for connecting faith and life. There is something for ALL ages.

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Gender Identity

A discussion on gender identity with Episcopal context. A 'hard copy' is also available at the Resource Center. This documentary explores gender identity--click here to see the video.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QzCANWGsEdc&feature=youtu.be

Also there is a great visual to help explain gender identity, male-ness/female-ness, orientation, etc on a spectrum.

More info can be found at:  http://itspronouncedmetrosexual.com/2012/03/the-genderbread-person-v2-0/

Greeter, Training

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ekpK58cOlvc  How to welcome a church visitor—video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hUJvThrwMwc&list=PLt2XK52MlVJMeauGV-JsfgJvrdpd9JWjQ   a playlist with a couple of good videos on ways to greet or not to greet church visitors

http://www.riverlandhills.org/assets/youthchoir/SKIT%20Lets%20Play%20Church.pdf   Let’s Play Church, a skit (pdf)

http://www.dramatix.org.nz/archive/family/welcome_skit.html is a skit from Dramatix that shows how important it is to be welcoming

http://www.dramatix.org.nz/archive/Linkpages/Family.html   other lighthearted and dramatic Christian skits from Dramatix

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Halloween

http://christianity.about.com/od/holidaytips/i/biblehalloween.htm  What does the bible say about Halloween?

http://www.abcjesuslovesme.com/holiday-ideas/329-halloween  Filling the Holiday with light-lots of info and activities.

PDF file  Christians and Halloween

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Icebreakers

Word Doc - Creepy Crawly

Word Doc - I Never

PDF - Living Sculpture

Word Doc - TP or M&M  Get to Know You

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Instructed Eucharist

PDF File - Annotated Eucharist from the King of Peace Episcopal Church

Word Doc - Instructed Eucharist from Trinitycatedral.org

Word Doc - Instructed Eucharist by David Bateman

PDF File - Instructed Eucharise from Grace Episcopal Church

PDF File - Instructed Eucharist from LEAP

Word Doc - Instructed Eucharist from the Diocese of Montreal

PDF File - Instructed Eucharist Template

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Internet Safety

Powerpoint--Internet Safety fo Middle and High School, NYS 2010 FILE IS TOO LARGE TO PUT ON SERVER, SO REQUEST BY EMAIL TO resourcelibrary@dohio.org

PDF File - Internet Safety for Parents, NYS 2010   FILE IS TOO LARGE TO PUT ON SERVER, SO REQUEST BY EMAIL TO resourcelibrary@dohio.org

Powerpoint - Online Safety, A Parnet's Guide, NYS 2010   FILE IS TOO LARGE TO PUT ON SERVER, SO REQUEST BY EMAIL TO resourcelibrary@dohio.org

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Labyrinth Resources

PDF File - CHARTRES paper labyrinth with instructions

PDF File - CRETAN paper labyrinth with instructions

PDF File - ROMAN paper labyrinth with instructions

PDF File - Children's colored left hand finger labyrinth

PDF File - Children's colored right hand finger labyrith

PDF File - Children's paper labyrinth instructions

PDF File - CRETAN left-handed

PDF File - CRETAN right-handed

PDF File - paper finger labyrinth

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Lent

http://www.buildfaith.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/2015GivingCalendar.pdf  a free 2015 Lenten giving calendar from Jenifer Gamber

godspace-msa.com/2014/20/18/resources-for-lent-2014  This site has been updated for 2015

www.anglican.ca/resources/lent2015/  Lenten resources from the Anglican Church of Canada

lenten prayer stations Activities for adults

www.kingofpeace.org/palmcrosses  palm crosses

www.fisheaters.com/customslent11.html  palm crosses

www.squidoo.com/FoldingPalms  palm crosses

www.ehow.com/how_6793566_fold-palm-cross.html  palm crosses

www.just4kidsmagazine.com/rainbowcastle/palmcross.html  palm crosses

www.youtube.com/watch?v=oT-0Z6YSJoU  palm crosses

PDF File - Palm Weaving- Crown of Thorns

Three Minute Retreats--take one at your desk!!!  Meditations from Loyola Press

PDF File -A list of resources, meditations, and activities for Lent, including music, video, audio and art.  Something for everyone. 

Word Document Lenten Resources including music, meditations, activities, etc

Link to Lent Resources from the Mustard Seed Association

Word Doc - Good Friday Prayer Stations

PDF File - Fill Me, Use Me, A Lenten Study Resource From the Black Ministries of the Episcopal Church

PDF File - Lenten study from the Diocese of Canterbury

Word Doc - Lenten Pretzels with prayers

Word Doc - Lenten Pretzels

Word Doc - Pretzels for Lent

Word Doc - Lenten Resources, compiled by Gennie Callard, Diocese of Western Michigan

PDF File - Our Lenten Eggs

PDF File -  Youth Ministry Ideas for Lent

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Life Cycle of Congregations

PNG Image - Congregational Life Cycle

PDF File - Life Cycle of a Church Talk Sheet copyrighted by The Wasleyhan Church Corp.

Powerpoint - Congregational Life Cycle , from The Episcopal Church

PDF File - Stages of Church Life, Bullard

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Liturgical Calendar 2015

Liturgical Calendar  PDF

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Liturgies 

Word Doc - Burying the Alleluias, from a NAECED blog post

Word Doc - A Seusscharist, from the Diocese of Central PA

PDF File - The Way of the Cross, St. John's Cathedral, Denver CO

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Luke

Word Doc - Hitchhiker's Guide to Luke, Year C, Easter Series

Word Doc - Hitchhiker's Guide to Luke, Year C,Through Epiphany

Word Doc - Hitchhiker's Guide to Luke, Year C, Lent Series

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Maps

http://www.mapsofwar.com/ind/history-of-religion.html
Dynamic map of the spread of world religions

http://www.bible-history.com/geography/ Geography of the Bible

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Movie Discussion Guides

PDF File - The Sound of Music

PDF File - Bully

Word Doc - Midnight in Paris

Word Doc - Take Shelter

Word Doc - Uner the Same Moon

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NOOMA Video Descriptions

Word Doc - NOOMA video descriptions

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Prayer Beads

Word Doc - Anglican Rosary Links

PDF File - Anglican Rosary, Rick Millsap, Reno NV, 2009

Word Doc - King of Peace Rosary Info, Kingsland, GA

Word Doc - Prayer Beads, Sharon Ely Pearson (c) Good News, August/September 2001

Word Doc - Prayer for the Anglican Rosary, source unknown

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Prayer Stations

PDF File - Braided Prayers

PDF File - Burdens

PDF File - Confession

PDF File - Crossword Puzzle

PDF File - Grace Holey-ness

Word Doc - Prayer Room Experience

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Seder

PDF File - Seder information and ideas 

PDF File - Christian Seder

PDF File - Passover Haggadah long

PDF File - Passover Haggadah short

Word Doc - The Passover Seder for Christians

PDF File - Haggadah

Word Doc - A Christian Passover Seder

Sermon Help

Sermons that Work  From the Episcopal Church

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Stewardship

These are all links to internet sites.

Great source of resources for teaching, preaching and annual stewardship programs

Stewardship pages of the Episcopal Church Center
Ministry of Money: Exploring money and spirituality

Stewardship Pages of the United Methodist Church

Year round stewardship

Guide to Year Round Stewardship Planning from the Presbyterian Foundation

“Effective Approaches to Growth and Stewardship in the Small Church” (article)
http://www.congregationalresources.org
Alban Institute. Perry Bell, author. Wisconsin Conference, United Church of Christ

“Eight Ways Congregations Raise Pledges” (article)
www.congregationalresources.org/articles
Alban Institute. Perry Bell, author. Wisconsin Conference, United Church of Christ

Church Fundraising that Works
www.churchfundraisingworks.com

The Alban Institute
www.alban.org

Ideas for planning a campaign
http://www.umf.org/userfiles/file/IdeasForAnnualStewCampaign.pdf

From the Diocese of Kansas: complete stewardship programs used in 2008 and 2009. A great starting point for your parish stewardship campaign.
Casting Into Deep Waters.
Go Forth!

From the Diocese of Ottawa:
www.ottawa.anglican.ca/Christian_Stewardship.html

From the Catholic Diocese of Charleston:
A curriculum for children and youth....copyrighted material....so use as a reference only
http://www.catholic-doc.org/stewardship/Caring-Sharing.pdf

Other Resources

http://www.stewardship.com/church_stewardship_resources.htm
http://www.episcopalfoundation.org/tools-and-programs/fundraising-tools/annual-giving-stewardship
www.anthology.com/EPISCOPALRESOURCECENTER/wc.dll?main~BS~&vt=_2P20WJ19I&idx=2P20WITUL&idc=1&ids=16&idd=9&pn=2
www.episcopalchurch.org/stewardship
http://www.episcopalfoundation.org/resource/Resource%20Library/Vestry%20Papers/May%202007%20Stewardship.pdf
www.generousgiving.org
http://www.ucc.org/stewardship/
http://www.elca.org/Growing-In-Faith/Discipleship/Stewardship.aspx
http://www.episcopalchurch.org/109299_ENG_HTM.htm
Stewardship tools and resources from the Episcopal Church Foundation (ECF)
Stewardship Resources from the Presbyterian Foundation
Walking the Way, a TENS stewardship program

Ecumenical Stewardship Center-Stewardship in the Small Membership Congregation-digital download to purchase

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Taize

All of the Taize songs-YouTube Link

Taize resources, a link to resources