14 August 2014
Harvest resources for churches
Are you looking for inspiration for harvest themed services or activities? Here are some ideas that you might find useful.
HOPE have produced a book for harvest that includes articles, bible studies, mission ideas, ideas for services and celebrations.
Samaritans Purse have produced a pack of resources for churches that will enable you to
feature the Raising Families appeal in a
specially themed harvest event.
Tearfund a linking their harvest resources for 2014 to their No Child Taken programme.
Stewardship have produced a video that you could use during your harvest services.
Embrace the Middle east have a harvest pack that focusses for 2014 on their Olive Tree Project. The pack includes free service plans, childrens activities, hymn suggestions etc.
Church Urban Fund have produced resources to enable your church to think about those living in poverty at harvest time.
Traidcraft Have resources that allow churches to introduce the theme of Fair trade into their services and special harvest events.
Send a Cow Have a harvest resources for 2014 under the theme Harvest for Life.
focussing on the potential of God’s creation as seen in stories in the Bible
and from people in Burundi in 2014.
Barnabas in Churches have a large range of resources for harvest themed children's and all age services and activities.
Time 2014 from CTBI, an ecumenical group relating to the UN International Year of Family Farming.
Christian Aid are focussing on the story of Nyipock a baker from South Sudan for their 2014 resources.
Water Aid’s 2014 Harvest is based on the story of Mecheke from Ehtiopia.
CPO have a range of Harvest themed publicity and promotional materials.
Why not also have a look in your local Christian bookshop to see what resources they have that feature harvest themed ideas? Here are some suggestions that you could look for:
- Creative Ideas for All-Age Church by Karen Bulley ISBN 9781841016634
- Story Assemblies for the School Year - Volume 2, by Edward Carter and Jo Fageant ISBN 9780857460592
- Story Box Bible Tales by Eve Lockett ISBN 9781841018102
- The Word for all Seasons by David Graham ISBN 9781853114892
- Assemblies for Autumn Festivals by Martin Cox ISBN 978-1841014593
The resources listed on this page are not intended to be a comprehensive listing if you think we are missing any excellent resource please let us know firstname.lastname@example.org
This list is provided for information only and does not constitute recommendation of a particular resource by the Evangelical Alliance.