Sunday, May 22, 2016

Proper 4 C (May 29):

 



 
Bible readings: 1 Kings 18: 20-39, Psalm 96, Galatians 1:1-12, Luke 7:1-10


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Service Starter: Power to Amaze.
By Scripture Union, The All Age Service Annual, Volume 4, Scripture Union, London, 2010,  ISBN 9781844275199, page 61 (pictured at left).   This service starter is based on the Kings reading. 

Call to Worship: Praise Him All Creation
By Terry Falla (Ed.), Be Our Freedom, Lord, Lutheran Publishing House, Adelaide, 1981, ISBN 0859101754, page 22 (pictured at right - this is a slightly newer edition).  This call to worship is based on the Psalm.




Lots of Useful Stuff: Please
By Beth Barnett, Welcome Mat, Scripture Union, Melbourne, Pages 72-77, 112-114, 129, 163 (a drama) and 182-188 (pictured at left).  These useful worship aids are all based on the gospel reading. 

Kids' Story: The Water That Caught On Fire
By Joann Scheck and Bob Fanter, Arch Books, St Louis, Missouri, 1969 (pictured below at right). This is based on the 1 Kings reading and is an oldie but a goodie.


Drama: One Under Authority
Found in Mega Drama 5 by Verena Johnson (Ed), Adelaide, Open Book Publishers, Adelaide, 2002, ISBN 0859109194, page 28-30 (pictured at left).  This drama is based on the gospel reading.


Drama: The Faith of the Centurion
Found in Mega Drama 5 by Verena Johnson (Ed), Adelaide, Open Book Publishers, Adelaide, 2002, ISBN 0859109194, page 31-33 (pictured at left).  This drama is based on the gospel reading.


Film Clip: Look Beyond Borders: Four minutes by Amnesty International Poland
I think this goes well with the gospel reading in particular


 


Questions to Think About: Elijah on Mount Carmel
By Sue Wallace, Multi-Sensory Scripture, Scripture Union, Bletchley, 2005, ISBN 1844271668, page 74 (pictured at right).

Poem: Sing a New Song
This poem is based on the Psalm and found in The Electric Bible by Peter Dainty, Kevin Mayhew, Suffolk, 2003, ISBN 1844170411, page 66.  

Poem: The Prophets of God
This poem is based on the 1 Kings reading and found in The Electric Bible by Peter Dainty, Kevin Mayhew, Suffolk, 2003, ISBN 1844170411, page 51ff. 


Poem: Go No Further
Also a great prayer and collect based on the gospel reading included on the same page.  Found in Dad and Daughter by Ron Gordon and Jennie Gordon, 2012, ISBN 9780646586601, page 159. To order a copy of this excellent book email jennie.gordon@billanook.vic.edu.au



Response Activity: Love the Reaches Beyond Human Boundaries
Found in Bringing the Word To Life Together: Year C by Andrew Collis and Dorothy McRae-McMahon, Mediacom, Adelaide, 2012, ISBN 9781921945083, page 90.  This is based on the gospel reading.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the Look Beyond Borders link. What a powerful video. Hope to use this in church this Sunday