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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

Leaning into God this Lent

Desert Scene with Barren Tree

Lent is an opportunity to lean in, to abandon yourself to intimacy with a living God, and to taste the refreshing water of God’s love and grace. When Jesus went into the desert for forty days he learnt what it meant to lean into his Father and remind himself of God’s promises. It was in Read More


Prayer for the New Year

Bird flying through snowy mountains

By the love and grace of God we are always offered a new page, a fresh start, a new beginning. With this heavenly blessing we can be assured of new hope! For most people the coming of the New Year brings attempts at resolutions and new commitments. It can be a springboard for change, yet Read More


Dwell at Christmas

Dwell album cover from Prayerscapes

In this season of giving, it is hard sometimes to cut through the commercial trappings, rise above the “perfect Christmas” expectations and truly connect with loved ones to give a gift that is really yearned for. We (like most creatives) sometimes find it hard to “push” our own work, to believe that our music can Read More