Library Resources for Chapel Planning
The AST Library has an extensive collection of material to assist in the planning of worship services. Below is a small sample of these resources. For further assistance locating the following, or other worship planning resources in the library, please inquire at the Circulation Desk.
At the Circulation Desk:
The following periodicals are available at the circulation desk:
Awaken: The art of imaginative preaching
Behold: Arts for the church year
Biblical Preaching Journal
Call to Worship (Presbyterian USA)
Celebration (an Ecumenical Worship Resource)
Gathering (United Church of Canada)
In the Reference Section:
A number of liturgical texts and resources can be found in the reference section between the call numbers BX 1950 – BX 9881. A "Worship Planning" shelf is also found in the third row of reference shelves. See this section for a variety of denominational texts, including:
Celebrate God’s Presence (United Church of Canada)
Hymns, Psalms and Spiritual Songs (Presbyterian Church, USA)
The Book of Common Prayer of the Episcopal Church, USA
also a collection of bulletins from past AST special services
In the General Collection:
Try subject keyword searches in the Novanet catalogue:
"Liturgy" and "texts"
"Liturgy" and "handbooks"
some available resources include:
Book of Occasional Services (Presbyterian Church, USA, 1999)
Iona Abbey Worship Book (Iona, 2001)
The Methodist Worship Book (UK, 1999)
Take, Bless, Break, Share: agapes, table blessings, and other small group liturgies
Worship and Daily Life: a resource for worship planners (1999).
Worshipping Ecumenically: orders of services from global meetings (WCC, 1995)
In the Periodical Collection:
The following periodicals can be found in the periodical section of the library:
Hymn Society of Great Britain and Ireland
Liturgy Canada (ACC)
National Bulletin on the Liturgy (Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops)
Ministry and Liturgy
Photocopying for Chapel Services:
A Chapel photocopy card is available for students to use when making copies for chapel services. Please inquire at the Circulation Desk in the library.