Sheffield Centre online shop
There is a new sales website www.encountersontheedge.org.uk
Amongst many other resources Mike Collyer's document A Mision-shaped Church for Older People is available to download for £9, as well as Encounters no.40 which looks at fresh expressions of church with older people.
Main website www.churcharmy.org.uk/sheffieldcentre is still alive and is still the place to go for downloading earlier older people resources.
The Share website interactivity is now expanding with the introduction of three new features: Share thoughts is a free, monthly e-bulletin. It aims to help you reflect, in bit-size chunks, on the theology and practice - the whys and hows - of fresh expressions.
The Share Community is an online gathering place where people who are pioneering (or just interested in) new forms of church can rub shoulders with and support each other. Join the conversations by registering here - http://community.sharetheguide.org/
Perspectives is a new, multi-voiced part of Share - a growing archive of articles and opinions from all shades of fresh expressions. To read existing pages, and to find out how to contribute your own page, visit Perspectives http://www.sharetheguide.org/perspectives/
New Testament Gateway
A web directory of internet resources on the New Testament, currently being updated daily. Browse or search annotated links on everything from the Greek New Testament to Jesus in Film.
The College of Preachers
The College of Preachers is developing learning modules - designed for "busy preachers". A tutor from the college will be available by e-mail to receive and comment on sermons prepared for the module. A module is designed for 10-12 hours of study and cost £50. Modules available include Narrative Preaching and Pastoral Preaching.
Go to www.collegeofpreachers.co.uk/learningmods.html
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Fresh Expressions: new worship resource
A new resource from Fresh Expressions is available to help you plan a tailor-made mission-shaped service at the touch of a button."mission shaped congregations: re-imagining church" is an interactive DVD-ROM in which material can be mixed and matched from four different steams - each with its own distinctive style or flavour. It incorporates video clips, a PowerPoint presentation, liturgy in various traditions, prayers, a sermon outline and a children's talk. Follow-up material for use in midweek meetings, house groups, church councils or PCC meetings is also provided.
Details of how to use the DVD and some comments are at Start The Week
To find out more, visit www.freshexpressions.org.uk/resources/congregations
The Text This Week - Revised Common Lectionary, Scripture Study and Worship Link
A virtual study desk for students, teachers and preachers. Click on a date to find direct links to a wide variety of contemporary and historical resources for study and liturgy for each lectionary week and periscope, or check out the Scripture Index to locate links to study resources relating specific passages. Artwork indexed by Biblical theme can be found in the Art Concordance. Check out the Move Concordance for lists of movies indexed by spiritual theme.
Go to www.textweek.com