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alternative worship

alternative worship
A movement rediscovering and reinventing traditional and modern forms of worship. (A fuller definition of alternative worship can be found here.) Further down this page are links to multi-media and creative worship sites, forums and resources.

alternative worship images


For those unaccustomed to what "alternative worship" is, or who are looking for creative ideas for church services and new approaches to worship....

An inspiring collection of photos showing alternative worship in action, from around the UK, Germany and Australia. Photos courtesy of Steve Colins and Jonny Baker.


alternative worship link sites and forums


Alternative Worship
global portal for alternative worship

Yahoo Alternative Emerging
forum for alternative/emerging worship


worship resources


Fresh Espressions
C of E and methodist creative church resource

Greenbelt
christian arts festival

24/7 prayer
international creative prayer rooms


multi-media resources


God Tube
Like You Tube but with a God slant. Upload and download videos for free.

Interview with God
free flash movies with gentle meditative instrumental music and stunning photographic images.

Deep River
a ministry providing visual resources for Christian worship


online worship, prayer and meditation


Wellsprings meditations
meditations on art and writing

Sacred Space
daily prayer online

Labyrinth
Interactive ritual journey based on the Labyrinth installation


alternative worship visual arts sites


Small Ritual
Steve Collins' personal site - includes photographs, writing and creative thinking on church futures.

Small Fire
Small Fire - a photographic archive of alternative worship.

Art worship
Artworship seeks to communicate and worship the Lord through art





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Neil and Julie

Landing Space

Pilots landing a small plane on a landing strip.

Living in a fallen world can be a lonely experience. I have come to see this isolation, this separation is in opposition to the connectedness that Creator God intended for us all. I can only imagine that somehow in heaven we will enjoy a unity and intimacy with God and each other that we only experience as tiny fragments in our lives Read More


Disturb Us Lord

Sailing Boat on the oceans

The words in the video below cry “Disturb Us Lord!”. Come disturb us – when we are too safe, too distracted, too caught-up in the now to “dream of eternity”. Yet unlike some of those early Celtic pilgrims we are unlikely to literally sail out in a coracle into the vast unknown! However, at every stage, Read More


Treasure Chest

God’s love is a like a treasure chest in the centre of our lives. It is at the very core of our families, and is the powerhouse of our callings in the world. In Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians there lies an explanation of love that explores the nature of this treasure trove. We Read More