* Today's teens have enough noise in their lives. Invite them to linger in a quiet place and experience a deeper awareness of God. This non-denominational resource offers scripted services, blessings, prayers, and step-by-step instructions for meaningful worship. Includes a modified Seder meal, a guide for engaging all the senses, and more. An essential youth ministry tool! 144 pages, softcover from Zondervan.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 144 Vendor: Zondervan/Youth Specialties Publication Date: 2006 Dimensions: 11 X 7 (inches)
ISBN: 0310267234 ISBN-13: 9780310267232 UPC: 025986267230 Availability: In Stock
The Book of Uncommon Prayer 2 extends the tools offered in The Book of Uncommon Prayer by providing more experiences that bring students into a deeper awareness of God. This collection of scripted services, blessings, rites, and prayers meets the growing desire of young people to step outside the 'noise' of their lives and linger in a slower, quieter place. Inside you'll find: * A service to start the new school year * Blessings for a new youth room * A modified Seder meal * Hard Communion * Many blessings for everyone from babies to waiters * Lots of prayers for Advent, politics, sunsets, and more * A comprehensive guide for engaging the five senses in worship The Book of Uncommon Prayer 2 is an essential resource that can provide you with step-by-step instructions for meaningful services while also providing you an indexed reference for prayers and blessings that can be accessed at the drop of a hat. Geared toward all denominations and all levels of ministry involvement, The Book of Uncommon Prayer 2 creates an accessible, essential set of worship and prayer experiences that will draw your students to the still, quiet, love of Christ.
Steven L. Case has been in youth ministry for more than 20 years. The author of several books, inlcuding The Book of Uncommon Prayer 1 and 2, Steve works at the United Church of Christ, in Windermere, Florida. He lives near Orlando with his wife, Becky.
'...exceptionally useful and beautiful....[A] wonderful blend of sacred tradition and contemporary style, helping youth and leaders to discover what everyday prayer and worship can be....[W]orks well with any size group, can be adapted to include denominational traditions, and could be used in congregational worship. If you're looking for a guide to help you give voice to the heart-prayers of your youth and yourself, check out this book. -- YouthWorker Journal