This prayer brunch idea focuses on God’s love for you. Included in the program are times of worship through music, narration, conversational prayer and a devotional thought.
This idea was submitted by Captains Carson and Theresa Decker, Sackville Community Church, Maritime Division.
This responsive reading combines the words of the song ‘All Have Need of God’s Salvation…Whosoever will may come!’ and various scriptures. Great for Sunday worship or adult group programs.
A great idea of December – an advent calendar for families. Daily readings for the month leading up to Christmas.
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December 26-January 6th are the “12 Days of Christmas”.
This devotional brochure provides ideas to ponder whether you are alone, a couple or a whole family!
In Europe in the Middle Ages, Christmas was not one day, but a season of twelve days which began on December 25th and concluded on January 6th, Epiphany, when the Three Wise Men found the Christ Child and worshipped Him. (Matthew 2:9-11)
Today in Spanish and Portuguese speaking countries January 6th is celebrated as Three Kings Day and children receive presents commemorating the gifts of the Kings brought to Jesus.
This Program Pack contains everything you need for this gathering: songs, games, reflection.
There are many things to think about, and this resource provides lots of thought about God’s care throughout our lives. Dealing with Stress, planning for your future are both a part of this package. There is also a puzzle, responsive reading, song history, and more.
A complete program around the subject of hands. Everything you need for the program is included: songs, devotional, games, responsive reading.
An Easter program idea all about HATS. Looking for ideas to use this Easter with your seniors’ group. Download this packet of program ideas, reflective readings, suggested songs.
Submitted by Major Jean Hefford, while territorial adult ministries secretary.
14 Short readings, each outlining an event from the last days of Jesus, and offering a response.
Submitted by Jane Shirran (Major)
KEY WORDS: Easter, cross, crucifixion, lent, readings
A responsive reading for the Lenten season, comprised of related scriptural references. Useful for Sunday or group worship times.
A group program centered around having a “healthy” heart. Originally designed for women but applicable to other group types as well. Includes devotional and poem.
An entire program outline that talks about everything Chocolate! Great for women’s or senior’s groups or can be adapted for other groups.
Historical program outline for use during Black History Month. Useful for a variety of adult group meetings.
This Christmas outline was designed for Christmas Sunday, but could be used for Christmas Eve as well or for other large group gatherings.
It consists of this powerpoint and the script titled The Christmas Road.
Submitted by Majors Phil and Wavey Birt, North Toronto Community Church, ONCE Division.
Paired together Psalm 111 and the hymn “For Thy mercy and Thy Grace” (songbook 491) make a meaningful responsive reading. Print ready.
This Remembrance Day resource contains lyrics for several traditional hymns: Faith of our Fathers, Eternal Father, For the Healing of the Nations, O Canada.
It also includes a ‘Choral Reading’, and the lyrics for the contemporary song ‘O Church Arise’.
Customizable Remembrance Day slides.
Here is a great program to encourage everyone to reach out to their neighbours. How to be a good neighbour, organize a neighbourhood event.
Games, quiz, readings are included.
Everything you ever wanted to know about pie, mixed into a great group program outline.
Includes games, songs, devotional, illustrations, activities and more!
A group program that would be great for the dreary winter months. Games, challenges, devotional thought and lots more – all on the theme of T.V. viewing.
A group program outline that focuses on the wind. The Wind Blows Where It Will! provides you with Wind Wisdom, display ideas, a devotional thought and some windy activities.
Includes songs, prayer, poem, puzzles, devotional thought.
This meeting is intended to be an unhurried, interactive time of meeting with God. It is designed to encourage participants to engage with God in adoration, confession, thanksgiving and supplication in a meaningful and personal way.
Shared with permission from the Australia Eastern Territory.
A one hour group event highlighting the life and ministry of Fanny Crosby. Complete with song choices, responsive reading, devotional thought, activities and more.
Participants are divided into small groups and, using pre-arranged prayer stations, are invited to pray for particular needs including world, community and church/corps.
Submitted by Deanna Gilliam, US South Terr
A group meeting outline that focuses on the joy we have in worship of God, our Father and Creator.
Program includes, songs, activities, responsive readings, information on the composer Henry van Dyke who wrote “Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee”, and a devotional on Galatians 5:16-26.
Feeling Confined or Confused – need Comfort? Here are some great resources about DE-stressing our lives. Poems, devotional thought, challenges, resources useful for senior’s, women’s & men’s ministries, adult fellowship, and community care groups.
A program outline for a group event, including games, songs, devotional thought, puzzles, activities all focused around the idea of numbers.
Everything you need for an hour of fun, fellowship, and thought provoking ideas based around What’s Normal? Includes games, responsive reading, devotional thought, song ideas and more.
Humor is important. It’s natural and it has healing qualities. We need some room in our serious lives to find some holy humor. This program includes stories, games, devotional and more!
Submitted by Major Marie Vincent, Maritime Division
Resources useful for a group gathering, or church service for Remembrance Day. Includes thoughts, devotional, prayers, song ideas and more!
A great pick-me-up program idea for groups, focusing on the benefits and joy of laughing. Includes games, devotional, songs, prayer and more.