Church Resources

This page will be updated on a regular basis. Please revisit for up to date information on resources to use in worship at home and for guidance on how the church can continue to support those in need during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Worship at Home

Resources from Forth Valley Methodist Circuit

Holy Week

Livingston United Parish Church will be leading Holy Week reflections every evening at 7pm (Monday to Friday) via Zoom. You will need passcode 852817 to join in the service.

St Anne’s Scottish Episcopal and Methodist Church in Dunbar, will host a range of online services during Holy Week, including Compline each night at 9pm. Details are available via their Lifeline weekly newsletter.

Sunday Worship

While we are unable to meet together in our local church buildings, the Circuit will produce a weekly service sheet to help you worship at home.

Livingston United Parish Church will be offering live streamed worship via Zoom at 10.30am each Sunday. You will need passcode 852817 to join in the service.

Local Resources

We are fortunate to have gifted local preachers and worship leaders in our Circuit. Below are some links to resources created by our preachers and worship leaders.

Music videos and reflective prayers – Mr Allan Henderson.

Resources from Methodist Church in Scotland

Rev Mark Slaney will be leading worship on his YouTube channel. You can tune in on Sunday at 11am or subscribe ahead of time to receive notifications.

A range of other useful worship resources (including traditional, contemporary and family friendly materials) and links to other online services are available from our District website.

Resources from Methodist Church in Britain

The Methodist Church in Britain has several links you can use to access worship material, or view live streamed worship, at home.

A Word in Time Bible Study is available online for daily bible study and reflection.

Prayer Resources are also available online at the Methodist Church website.

Other online resources

A Sermon for Every Sunday offers lectionary based video sermons by preachers from different denominations including Methodist, Presbyterian, Episcopal, Baptist and Catholic.  It is based in the USA.

Evening Prayer from the Taize Community is live streamed every evening at 7.30pm via Facebook, but can be viewed at other times.

Pray As You Go offers daily reflections in the Ignatian tradition, including a special series to support everyone as they stay home, called Pray As You Stay.

Sanctuary First is a pioneer ministry in Scotland that offers daily worship online, as well as short films and podcasts.

Take Time offers meditations based on the stories of Jesus and the Ignatian tradition.

TV and Radio

Premier Christian Radio offers programmes throughout each day, as well as ‘Worship from Home’ every Sunday at 10am. You can listen again via their website.

Radio Scotland ‘New Every Sunday’ morning worship is broadcast at 7.30am each Sunday or you can listen again on BBC Sounds.

Radio 4 broadcasts Sunday morning worship at 8.10am. Radio 4 LW broadcasts a daily service at 9.45am. You can listen again on BBC Sounds

Songs of Praise is broadcast on BBC One on a Sunday at 1.15pm, or you can watch again on BBC iPlayer.

UCB Radio offers Christian based programmes throughout the day.

Please note that TV and radio programmes are subject to changes in schedule, so please check with the relevant channel if you want to watch or listen to the programme ‘live’.

Mission and Pastoral Care

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