Starters for Sunday



Starters for Sunday offers a range of suggested material which can be used each week for individuals and congregations to develop.

World War I Centenary

This material relating to the World War I Centenary is intended to be a resource for people planning Vigil Services for the evening of 4 August 2014.


This month's material includes contributions from Alan Hamilton-Messer, Aaron Stevens and Jenny Adams.



Worship materials including contributions from Scott McCarthy, Jenny Williams and Robbie Hamilton with lectionary based materials from Eco Congregation Scotland for the season of Creation Time also available.


Starters for Sunday material for October has been provided by Alan Birss, Russell McLarty and Roddy Hamilton.


Ordination booklet

Two forms of service for the Ordination and Induction of a Minister of Word and Sacrament have been prepared by the Church of Scotland Liturgical group are offered here.


CrossReach Stories

The style and content of the Gospels are by and large narrative accounts of events. They are collections of stories about particular people, in a particular place, at a particular time.


Preachers Perspectives

We asked twelve preachers to share the insights they have gathered through their experiences of writing and delivering sermons regularly.

Check out what they had to say!


Revised Common Lectionary

The Revised Common Lectionary was prepared by the Consultation on Common Texts (CCT), and consists of a table of readings which gives the liturgical day or date and the Scripture references for the texts to be read.


Pray it Forward

Pray it forward is a new resource from the Mission and Discipleship Council that aims to help individuals and congregations find ways of talking to and about God.