Here you will find resources for Licensed Lay Ministers to inspire, encourage and help you in your ministry.
Licensed Lay Ministry Queries
- Theological Foundations for the Church's Ministries of Education, Healing, Pastoral Care, Worship and Lay Distribution of Communion
Papers and reflection questions prepared by The Wellington Institute of Theology for ministers within the Anglican Diocese of Wellington. Michael Brantley, Dean of the College of Preachers, invites you to send responses to the questions for his comment, if this would be useful for you, to his email.
- A paper on the Anglican practice of anointing with blessed oil prepared by the Rev Derek Lightbourne
Paper on Anointing with blessed oil 12KB pdf
- Bob Barrett's series Developing your skills
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- Books of interest:
|The Church Beyond … Our Leadership by Bob Barrett
Archdeacon Bob Barrett, retired Priest in Nelson Diocese, has written a book entitled The Church Beyond … Our Leadership. This book is a useful resource for clergy and key lay leaders and is on the vitals of leading a parish church – what we need to do well to be successful in any context.
Copies are available from Bob on email or telephone 03 547 7754. Copies are $20.00 each but ask about a discount that may be available for multiple copies. P&P within New Zealand if $5.00 for single copies and less per copy for multiple copies.
Alternatively if you wish to claim GST on your order, please order from The Copy Press @ $30.00 per copy plus P&P. Email or telephone 03 547 2972.
|Exiles: Living Missionally in a Post-Christian Culture by Michael Frost
This book presents a biblical, Christian worldview for the emergent churchpeople who are not at home in the traditional church or in the secular world. As exiles of both, they must create their own worldview that integrates their Christian beliefs with the contemporary world.
Copies are available on Amazon
|The Tangible Kingdom: Creating Incarnational Community by Hugh Halter and Matt Smay
Written for those who are trying to nurture authentic faith communities and for those who have struggled to retain their faith, The Tangible Kingdom offers theological answers and real-life stories that demonstrate how the best ancient church practices can re-emerge in today's culture, through any church of any size.
Copies are available on Amazon
- Website links of interest:
There are some excellent booklets on prayer available on this site. Anglican Prayer website - Canada
Of particular interest might be this Handbook for Readers and Intercessors. There are great tips for those who lead the Prayers of the People
Readers and Intercessors Handbook pdf 170kB
New Zealand Prayer Book
Daily prayer using Common Book of Common Prayer from the Church of England
A Welcome Interruption; Shared daily prayer for Millennials
NZ Anglican Lectionary on line
Common Prayer of Ordinary Radicals
- Applications for Smart Phones:
o Centring Prayer Application; Search Contemplative Outreach
o Bible Online: YouVersion, multiple versions available, including downloadable to your phone *Includes updated reading programmes
o Book of Common Prayer
o Jesuits Prayer, great section on the Ignatian Examen
o iPray - offices using Book of Common Prayer?
For all Lay Ministry or Accredited Parish Chaplain queries please contact Michael Brantley on telephone 04 472 1057 or Lay Ministry query
Updated: August 2016