Category: Transforming Worship

Faith at Home

 Growing Faith-Filled FamilesThe VIC/TAS Synod Intergenerational Ministry team have produced a six-part resource Faith at Home, Inspiration for households based on the Richard Foster’s six spiritual traditions from his book Streams of living water and the Renovare Spiritual traditions workbook.  Each Resource contains practical suggestions for exploring a particular tradition in the home. You may […]

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Towards intentionally anti-racist worshipA paper written by Rev. Radhika Sukumar-WhiteIn the wake of massive protests in the US, sparked by the killing of George Floyd, social media has erupted with calls for people to be not just “not racist”, but to actively be anti-racist, in word and action – to actively and intentionally confront racial […]

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Connecting Families

Connecting Familes, Nurturing FaithConnecting Families, Nurturing Faith’ is a resource for ministry leaders to encourage discipleship across households. It includes a step by step process, a checklist, ideas to share with families and information about four recommended resources.This is not another discipleship resource but rather a tool to assist ministry leaders to choose a resource, to […]

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Called to be a Church for all

Called to be a Church for all The Transforming Worship Circle has created a liturgy that acknowledges both the experiences of exclusion and embrace for people with disabilities. Titled, Called to be a Church for All, the liturgy is the result of the 15th Assembly’s commitment to justice and inclusion regarding people with disabilities. A task group led […]

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Called to be a Church for All

Rev. (Deacon) Andy Calder, Disability Inclusion Advocate, VIC/TAS Synod, offers this introduction and background. When preparing worship services, how much consideration is given to who will be there? Will all people find the liturgy accessible? What forms of communication are used? These are some of the questions which have been raised by people with disabilities, […]

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Statement of Access and Welcome

Below is the Rationale for the Proposal – Disability Access Guidelines, adopted by the Assembly. In the Gift of Being – Called to be a Church of All and for All, a powerful image is Paul’s message to the Ephesians that Christ has come to tear down the walls that separate us (Eph.2:14). Divisions between “us” and “them” […]

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