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hope for creation

resources 2008

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Most of the downloads are provided as both Word 97/2003 documents, which can be edited, and PDF documents for viewing. Many photographs that are included have a Creative Commons licence link to external website and can be freely shared if you adhere to the licence terms.
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Sermon outlines

Hope for Creation - Lord's Prayer download5 week framework based on the Lord's Prayer

Flexible materials suitable for a less formal
or all age setting:
5 week programme - Lord's Prayer  (Doc, 6MB)  
Cymraeg (LP)   Gaeilge (LP)
5 week programme - Lord's Prayer (PDF, 190k) 
Cymraeg (LP)   Gaeilge (LP)

Hope for Creation - lectionary download5 week framework based on the Lectionary

Full sermon outlines based on the set of Gospel readings from Matthew 18-21:
5 week programme - Lectionary (Doc, 6.5MB) 
Cymraeg (L)   Gaeilge (L)
5 week programme - Lectionary (PDF, 350k)  
Cymraeg (L)   Gaeilge (L)

Additional resources

These have now been integrated into the prayers and resources for 2009:
Prayers / resources for Creation Time

Group study resources

Notes for study/discussion groups, based on the Lord's Prayer plus links to a number of other group study resources:
Group study / resources page

Children, young people and all age resources

The resources suggested below are particularly suitable for children's or young people's groups or events, or for all age services:

Hope for Creation - Lord's Paryer study downloadNotes for study/discussion groups based on the Lord's Prayer

Group study - Lord's Prayer (Doc, 4.5MB)
Cymraeg (GS)   Gaeilge (GS)
Group Study - Lord's Prayer (PDF, 112k) 
Cymraeg (GS)   Gaeilge (GS) 

Hope for Creation - Drama downloadDrama resources

Drama resources for young people (Doc, 880k)
Drama resources for young people (PDF, 62k)

Our additional resources for inclusion in worship services/liturgy also include a 'Children and all age' section:
Additional resources (arranged in sections)

Action ideas

Now available within the 2009 resources:
Creation in Crisis - action ideas

Complete service outlines

Our 2009 additional resources for inclusion in worship services/liturgy also include a section providing complete service outlines.

Service of Prayer and Reflection

Service of Prayer and Reflection (Doc, 60k)
Service of Prayer and Reflection (PDF, 23k)

Advertising flyer

Help promote these Hope for Creation materials with this flyer which can be used as a poster or for other publicity eg included in local Churches Together newsletters:

Hope for Creation flyer (PDF, 840k)


Welsh translations of the following documents are available:

Irish translations of the following documents are available:

Scots Gaelic: items are included in the liturgical resources - see Additional resources.


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