British Pound Change currency
About us

Click on image to zoom

Prayers for Parishes

Product Code: 1501256

In Stock

£14.99

Quick Overview

Offering prayers for different situations and purposes that might be encountered in the parishes of today
The language, emphases and styles of worship have changed from what they were 20 or 30 years ago. This book offers prayers for different situations and purposes that might be encountered in the parishes of today and are designed to encourage and challenge, rather than replace the authentic voice of the person praying. Appropriate for both formal occasions and for personal, private prayer, this is a useful book to have in the church vestry, or as a companion for study or bedroom.
  • Extra Information
  • Reviews
  • Rupert Bristow

Specifications

Product Code1501256
NamePrayers for Parishes
SupplierKevin Mayhew
AuthorRupert Bristow
ISBN9781848673380
Barcode9781848673380
Short DescriptionOffering prayers for different situations and purposes that might be encountered in the parishes of today
Pack Size1
Size174mm x 252mm
Count152 Pages
CoverPaperback
Date Published11 Jan 2011
Product Link
Prayers for Parishes – should prove equally long lasting for it is comprehensive in its scope and flexible in its use. Review by thegoodbookstall.org Review by David Ford
Star Rating
Books of prayers have fascinated me for some years. On my shelves are – inevitably perhaps – Frank Colquhoun’s Parish Prayers and New Parish Prayers, but also the much older A Chain of Prayer Across the Ages compiled by Selina F Fox during the First World War. Rupert Bristow’s latest contribution to this tradition – Prayers for Parishes – should prove equally long lasting for it is comprehensive in its scope and flexible in its use.
Divided into five sections there are a wealth of prayer resources here covering The Church, The world and the community, Health and pastoral, Beginnings and Endings and Festivals, seasons and saints. There is also advice on prayer and prayer resources and a useful section on ‘arrow prayers’.
Stylistically this collection of prayers is closest in construction to ‘collect’ prayers rather than the traditional Eucharistic format of prayer and response. Yet – as the author states in his introduction – his purpose is to challenge the pray-er to reflect on these words and use them in part or in whole or be stimulated to find more appropriate words of their own. This is a resource to be explored and adapted.
Many hard-pressed ministers though will dip in and use these prayers off the shelf; and I intend to do precisely that at this evening’s PCC meeting! (Posted on 15/02/2012)

Only registered users can write reviews. Please, log in or register

Rupert Bristow

It is with great sadness that we have to announce the untimely death of Rupert Bristow earlier this month after a short illness.

To see Rupert Bristow's range of books  

 Click here

People that bought this also liked