some resources, sermons and downloads to help you worship throughout summer

summer worship

Lammas Sunday 

Lammas - The feast of the first loaf of the wheat harvest (2nd August)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Story of the feeding of the 5000

Bible study and resource Sheet

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Bread poetry resource

A Sermon for Lammas Sunday

Sally Gaze - Archdeacon for Rural Mission

A story for your service:

Graham Miles - Lightwave Rural Chaplain

An all-age story for Lammas

From the Lion Storyteller Book of Parables by Bob Hartman.

Prayers from the wheat fields for Lammas

Allister Compton

Songs from Suffolk singers and musicians (click on the link)

10,000 Reasons

Let everything that has breath

Praise to the Lord the Almighty

Other suggested Hymns (click on the link to find a version on YouTube including lyrics for your online worship)

O worship the King
God whose farm is all creation
Fill your hearts with joy and gladness 

To thee o Lord our hearts we raise

Give thanks with a grateful heart

You can find all our music worship videos ready to use from youtube in your services on YouTube Lightwave Channel and linked here

All age resources - five weeks with Daniel 

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For more family friendly activities click the image to go to 'The Lookout' page

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You may find the 'Bible Project' videos helpful. They give a brief, animated outline of the different books in the Bible.

Week 1:  Food in Faith Perspective (Daniel 1) - Sunday 9th August​​

 

All-age story: The Boys Who Liked to say No - Daniel chapter 1

from Telling the Bible by Bob Hartman.

All-age talk: Vegetable Creatures - Daniel chapter 1

with Revd. Tracey James

Together at Home Sunday Pack - family activity/discussion sheets & printable puzzle/colouring sheets exploring Daniel chapter 1

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Sermon text by Archdeacon Sally Gaze

Daniel chapter 1

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Small group notes

Faith, Commitment and Compromise

Daniel chapter 1

Ideas for Sung Worship

Build your Kingdom Here

Jesus be the centre

Blessed be your name

He will hold me fast

You can find all our music worship videos ready to use from youtube in your services on YouTube Lightwave Channel and linked here

Week 2: King Nebuchadnezzar’s Dream (Daniel 2) - Sunday 16th August

All-age story: Daniel chapter 2

with Amy Robinson

All-age video talk: King Nebuchadnezzar's dream 

with Revd. Charlotte Cook

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Together at Home Sunday Pack - family activity/discussion sheets & printable puzzle/colouring sheets exploring Daniel chapter 2

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Sermon text by Archdeacon Sally Gaze

Daniel chapter 2

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Small group notes

Faith and a Political World

Daniel chapter 2

Ideas for Sung Worship

Daniel 2

Strength will rise

Build your Kingdom here

Open the eyes of my heart Lord

Pocketful of Faith

10,000 Reasons

You can find all our music worship videos ready to use from youtube in your services on YouTube Lightwave Channel and linked here

Week 3:  The Fiery Furnace (Daniel 3) - Sunday 23rd August

All-age story: The Men Who Liked to say No - Daniel chapter 3

from Telling the Bible by Bob Hartman.

All-age talk: The Fiery Furnace -

Daniel chapter 3

with Revd. Tracey James

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Together at Home Sunday Pack - family activity/discussion sheets & printable puzzle/colouring sheets exploring Daniel chapter 3

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Sermon text by Archdeacon Sally Gaze

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Small group notes

Faith in the Furnace

Daniel chapter 3

Ideas for Sung Worship

Daniel 3

Blessed be your name

You are my Anchor

He will hold me fast

In Christ Alone

When I was lost

You can find all our music worship videos ready to use from youtube in your services on YouTube Lightwave Channel and linked here

Week 4:  The Writing’s on the Wall (Daniel 5) - Sunday 30th August

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All-age video story: The Writing's on the Wall

with Amy Robinson 

All-age video talk: Daniel Chapter 5

with Revd Tiffer Robinson, Rector of Rattlesden, Hitcham, Brettenham and Thorpe Morieux

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Ideas for Sung Worship

Daniel 5

Open the eyes of my heart Lord

Speak O Lord

Spirit of the Living God

Be thou my vision

The Power of the Cross

You can find all our music worship videos ready to use from youtube in your services on YouTube Lightwave Channel and linked here

Together at Home Sunday Pack - family activity/discussion sheets & printable puzzle/colouring sheets exploring Daniel chapter 5

Sermon text by Archdeacon Sally Gaze

Daniel chapter 5

Week 5:  Daniel in the Lion’s Den (Daniel 6) - Sunday 6th September

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All-age video story: Available within the next few days. We apologise for the slight delay.

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Together at Home Sunday Pack - family activity/discussion sheets & printable puzzle/colouring sheets exploring Daniel chapter 6

All-age video talk: Available within the next few days. We apologise for the slight delay.

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Small group notes

Daniel in the Lion's Den

Daniel chapter 6

Ideas for Sung Worship

Daniel 6

Amazing Grace

When I was lost

To God be the Glory

Cornerstone

Jesus be the centre

The Lord's my Shepherd

You can find all our music worship videos ready to use from youtube in your services on YouTube Lightwave Channel and linked here

Lectionary-based worship resources

Proper 14 - 9th Sunday after Trinity (9th August)

Matthew 14.22-33

1 Kings 19:9-18 

Sermon

The Revd Canon Dr Andrew Todd Senior Lecturer and Director of the Professional Doctorate in Practical Theology Anglia Ruskin University and the Cambridge Theological Federation.

Proper 15 - 10th Sunday after Trinity (16th August)

Matthew 15.21-28

Sermon downloadable text, click here

Sermon

Canon Philip Banks, St Edmundsbury Cathedral Residentiary

Canon responsible for worship, music and fabric

Proper 16 - 11th Sunday after Trinity (23rd August)

Matthew 16.13-20

 

Sermon – Rt Rev Mike Harrison 

Bishop of Dunwich and Lightwave Visitor

Proper 17 - 12th Sunday after Trinity (30th August)

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Sermon – The Very Rev Joe Hawes 

Dean of St Edmundsbury Cathedral

Proper 18 - 13th Sunday after Trinity (6th Sept)

Matthew 18.15-20

with  Matt Gaze, one of the diocese’s young ordinands