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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Ian: The puzzle of inclusion

This is a powerful short animated film, more powerful because there are no words. It…

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God’s Earth, Our Home

In April this year, we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. We are all…

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Candlemas

Fr Richard Peers suggests ways in which our apparently common human response to candles can…

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Commissioning Service

I quite often get requests for service outlines for occasional services such as the commissioning…

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