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09 September 2013

Harvest resources for churches

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. http://eauk.co/17PF8eT 

Samaritans Purse have produced a pack of resources for churches that will enable them to feature the Raising Families appeal in a specially themed harvest event. http://eauk.co/17kBLzQ

Tearfund have The Choice as their themed harvest resources for 2013. It includes a ideas for children's activities, publicity materials, sermon notes, videos and a competition http://eauk.co/NqY11O

MRDF Are focussing on the importance of fertile soil to the farmers in Togo for their 2013 harvest materials. They are offering a wide range of resources including a film featuring peanut farmers, sermon ideas, quizzes, prayers, drama, assembly plans etc. http://eauk.co/M4Fngm

CMS have produced free resources under the title A Rich Feast for all Peoples that include a harvest quiz, ideas for a Big Harvest supper event and Bible studies. http://eauk.co/N28JO3

Stewardship have produced a video that you could use during your harvest services. http://eauk.co/S5qQVe

Church Urban Fund have produced resources to enable your church to think about those living in poverty at harvest time. http://www.cuf.org.uk/harvest

Traidcraft Have resources that allow churches to introduce the theme of Fair trade into their services and special harvest events. http://eauk.co/POvxl1

Send a Cow have produced resources to enable churches to fundraise to end hunger by building farms. http://eauk.co/NnKg3c

Barnabas in churches have a large range of resources for harvest themed children's and all age services and activities. http://eauk.co/N28YZr

You could use the Creation Time resources from CTBI. Water Justice is the theme for 2013. www.ctbi.org.uk/CJBF/653

Christian Aid have produced sermon notes, an article for a church magazine, prayers etc. http://eauk.co/P2b4I5

CPO have a range of Harvest themed publicity and promotional materials http://eauk.co/14o74cD 

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 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 info@eauk.org

This list is provided for information only and does not constitute recommendation of a particular resource by the Evangelical Alliance.