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remembrance sunday


Photo courtesy of The Royal British Legion


Remembrance Sunday, 8 November 2015

The Order of Service for Remembrance Sunday is published by Churches Together in Britain and Ireland and prepared with The Joint Liturgical Group of Great Britain and The Royal British Legion. A new version was produced in 2005.

Order of Service (2005)

The downloadable version of the service does not include the introduction, notes for organisers, Presidents' comments or additional resources. The full version can be purchased.

Remembrance Sunday Order of ServiceBuy


Remembrance Sunday Order of ServiceRemembrance Sunday Order of Service (PDF)


Remembrance Sunday Order of Service Remembrance Sunday Order of Service (Word)


Remembrance Sunday Powerpoint presentationRemembrance Sunday - Powerpoint of Service (500k)
Note: some slides should be excluded depending upon
options chosen within the Order of Service.


PoppiesRemembrance Sunday - Powerpoint of poppies (3.1 MB)
This can be used as a standalone presentation for reflection or the images could be used separately.
To edit the transitions:
PPT 2003: Choose Slideshow/Slide Transition
PPT 2007: Click on the Animations tab

PinterestView the images on
Pinterest link to external website

Please note: the photographs have a Creative Commons licence link to external website and can be freely shared if you adhere to the licence terms (see the final Powerpoint slide).

(If you have problems with downloads, please consult the Help)

Beyond Our Tears

Beyond Our Tears: Resources for Times of Remembrance by Jean Mayland is available to buy or download free as an ebook. In moments of national tragedy and private grief, the right words can be hard to find. This collection helps to express what is almost beyond words, bringing together prayers, readings, poems and hymns.

The .mobi files can be read on Kindle devices or using free Kindle software on Apple and Android tablets, and on PCs link to external website. The .epub files can be read on Apple iPads and some other ebook readers. 

Beyond our TearsPaperback Buy link to external website


Beyond our TearsLarge print Buy link to external website


Beyond Our TearsEbook (free)

Beyond Our Tears (.mobi) (3.2MB)

Beyond Our Tears (.epub) (1.4MB)

(Please note these are large files - see download guide)



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