Content for Online Worship

Content for Online Worship

Below are worship resources produced by the conference or shared by other settings that may be used by churches during worship or other gatherings.

 

Daily Devotionals


Starting With Scripture Weekly Devotional

 

Resources Based on the  Lectionary Cycle


 

Advent

A Video for the First Week of Advent
Written by Cindy Bailie, Chair of OPTIC, UCC

Music and Videos from National Setting are coming for Virtual Advent
Eleven digital hymns, a pageant of lessons and carols, and a full Sunday worship service are among the United Church of Christ-produced Advent resources that will soon be available to local churches.

Hymns by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette - For Advent
Churches are given permission to use all hymns contained on Carolyn's site during the pandemic free of charge. Hymns may be  including worship services that are livestreamed and hosted on Zoom.   

Three Great Loves Advent Toolkit
This toolkit, offered in digital download form, includes social media graphics and weekly video Advent prayers written and recorded by UCC clergy. Great Loves is our denomination-wide mission initiative, telling the story of how we live out God’s love through the lens of 3 Great Loves: Love of Neighbor, Love of Children, and Love of Creation.

AdventWord
A global, online Advent calendar. Join an international community in prayer to explore the mystery and wonder of Advent!

The Work of the People - Advent
A subscription-based platform for mini-movies and film. You may incorporate these resources in whole, or in part, into your worship services that are livestreamed. You may not upload these resources directly to Facebook or YouTube as a standalone work. They must exist as part of a worship service. 

 

Christmas

Music and Videos from National Setting are coming for Virtual Christmas
Eleven digital hymns, a pageant of lessons and carols, and a full Sunday worship service are among the United Church of Christ-produced Christmas resources that will soon be available to local churches.

The Southern New England Conference will offer materials for a special online worship for churches to use the Sunday after Christmas (Dec. 27). The worship will be available on Vimeo beginning Dec. 16 in a video format that can be streamed or downloaded for use by any Conference church.  Information here.

 

Lent

Lenten Prayer of Transformation
“The Life-Giving Lattice of the Ordinary”

Service of the Word, Holy Communion, Tenebrae
by the Rev. Quentin Chin
An interactive service designed for virtual worship using Zoom
(May be adapted for other formats)

Simple Tennebrae service (video)
Developed by Jennifer Geary, who gives permission for anyone to use.

Service Developed by Laura Westby

 

Easter

Series of Easter Worship videos produced by a team of Conference worship leaders.

 

Eastertide 

Worship with the Council of Conference Ministers
We invite you and your congregation to attend this worship service on May 17th, 2020, or any other Sunday in this Eastertide. Here you will find a printable bulletin, a printable read-only service for those without easy access to internet, and a 50 minute video service. The video service is available in segments and in full. Join for the whole service or your congregation might also choose to use just a few of our videos. 

 

Season of Pentecost

Council of Conference Ministers Offer Worship Resources
The Council of Conference Ministers developed a worship service centered around the Parable of the Talents which is suitable for the 24th week of Pentecost and usable in many other seasons as well. It has been crafted and offered by Conference Ministers from across the country, including our own Marilyn Kendrix.

 

 

Resources for all Seasons


2020 Annual Meeting
Permission granted to SNEUCC churches to use this recording in their own worship services, but they must do so under their own licenses. The SNEUCC license does not extend to local church use.

 

Bert Marshall has video recorded a telling of the Gospel of Mark, and invites churches to use it in their own settings.
Available here on YouTube.

The UCC is also posting online worship resources here: 

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1E_RKfy_VOzelb5jbXV7UW5ytjmiI-_Md-W0H8UaRlaM/edit?ts=5e66621c
And here:  www.ucc.org/worship_worship-ways

Council of Conference Ministers Offer Worship Resources
The Council of Conference Ministers developed a worship service centered around the Parable of the Talents which is usable in many seasons. It has been crafted and offered by Conference Ministers from across the country, including our own Marilyn Kendrix.

 



SNEUCC Devotion 

The Three Bridge Conference Ministers, Rev. Marilyn Kendrix, Rev. Don Remick, and Rev. Kent Siladi, share a message and reflection on Colossians 2:5, speaking about the new ways we are learning to be church. (Click the CC button for closed captioning).

 

 


Oh God, I’m Spinning Out: A Prayer by Rev. Dr. Hannah Adams Ingram 


 

 

 

 

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