Category: Transforming Worship

An Easter Meditation

‘This heavy head of Christ’: an Easter meditationWritten by Rev Alex Sangster, Transforming Worship Circle AdvocateThis heavy head of christ,Weight of world has brought you downAnd we are sorrythat we fell asleepin all those boatsand while you prayedand while you wept.And we are sorrythat we saidwe did not know youOver and over againGood Friday is […]

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Outdoor Worship in Advent

Outdoor Worship this Advent Season”We are experiencing a liminal space in many churches at the moment. While some congregations have recommenced worship, many other congregations are taking their time to make the decisions about how to safely go back to worship. Some will be waiting until after Christmas.The delightful dilemma that may be stalling us […]

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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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