Worship Resources

Worship Resources

Sharing ideas for what has worked and what might work in our chapel services.

Across our schools in Aotearoa New Zealand and Polynesia, we hold more than 100 chapel services a week, 40 weeks a year. That’s at least 4000 creative, age-appropriate service ideas being generated every year just by our group of schools. It makes sense to share them with each other, for all our sakes! This page has been set up so that anything from single, seed ideas to full liturgies can be sent into the Schools’ Office, in any form from rough notes to detailed instructions or powerpoints, and we will put them up in a usable fashion for others to share.

Commissioning Service

I quite often get requests for service outlines for occasional services such as the commissioning of a principal or chaplain. There is no official service, and each school and each diocese is likely to want to add their own flavour to such services. However, it can be helpful to have some ideas to get started….

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A Few Smallish Fish

Many of you will know this blogsite already. It was created in 2012 by the educational wing of the Anglican Church of Southern Queensland, and it has collected a wealth of ideas for chapel and RE over the years. Hopefully in seven years this site will have as rich a selection! There’s a search bar…

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Signs and Symbols

In our document, “A Whole Community”, which attempts to give some guidelines as to what…

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Te Rangimarie

With the proliferation of commercial Christmas jingles in our shops, it’s good to have some…

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Alternative Great Thanksgiving Prayers

Bosco has various alternative thanksgiving prayers up on his “Liturgy” website (which is always worth…

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Lent Madness!

If you’re looking for an unusual way of celebrating Lent and helping students learn about…

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