|| Prayer Resources Available Through AFP Canada (Sept
Redesigned] [RV - Text Revised]
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||Personal Prayer Notebook -
A 9" X 6" three-ringed notebook by Harry Griffith with teaching on
five facets of prayer: Adoration, Thanksgiving, Confession,
Petition, and Intercession. Your own prayers may be inserted.
|Prayer Pamphlets - entitled
"Beginning To Pray" (P2), "Family Prayer" (P3), "Intercessory
Prayers" (P4), "Contemplative Prayer" P-6 (P5), and "Spiritual
Guidance" (P6) - - Each pamphlet provides basic information on its
subject and a list of books relating thereto.
produced by the Toronto Diocesan Prayer Committee
may not be photocopied [RV] and [RD]
||A Rule of Life - A flexible
guide to controlling "spiritual slippage"
||Daily Prayer - A day by day
outline to help organize one's daily prayers throughout a week under
the headings of Adoration, Thanksgiving, Confession, Intercession,
and Petition. A few prompters are listed. [RD]
||Cards with Prayers -
assorted - for letter enclosures - (e.g. "One step at a time","The
Gardener's Prayer", "Footprints", bereavement prayers, etc.)
||Family Prayer - A booklet
by the Rev. Richard & Davette Turk on the effective way they
introduced and maintained a way of prayer with their children. [RD]
||Self-Examination Using the Ten
Commandments - Know yourself through searching questions, given
for meditation before God. [RD]
||Self-Examination Using the
Beatitudes - A similar tool from a different perspective. [RD]
||When Ye Fast - A folder
explaining practical methods for, and the value of, this ancient
||How to Spend an Hour in
||A Prayer for the Healing of
Memories - Extracted from the Powerhouse of Prayer Workshop.
FOR GROUP OR PARISH USE:
||Alongsider's Kit - Promotes
prayer for parish and beyond, among those isolated from the parish
family, shut-ins, and older people generally. (Prayer booklet -
[RD]) - Each participant needs a kit.
||Alongsider's Program - The
booklet which describes this parish program, with a guide to
implementation and a commissioning service for the participants.
||Alongsider's Wall Chart - 8
1/2"x 11" chart, to inform the parish as to who is participating in
||Home Quiet Day - Brief
hints and suggested time table to help anyone. [RD]
||Day of Prayer - A one-day
event, in three parts, with Biblical focus on personal prayer, small
group prayer, and the parish as a praying unit.
||Parish School of Prayer - A
kit based on the "Rule of Life" folder by AFP and an exercise
derived from Henri Nouwen's book 'With Open Hands". To be used in
five sessions to establish prayer groups. Ten "Rule of Life" folders
||How to start a Prayer Group
- A booklet of practical help for formation, leadership, maintenance
and other related matters for prayer groups.
||Powerhouse of Prayer
Workbook - An excellent 16 page book complete with exercises in
the back. It covers 9 facets of Prayer: personal prayer, Bible
Study, prayer groups, healing prayer, journaling, spiritual
direction and vigil (to precede Workshop). Designed to be read in
advance of workshop, to allow time to 'work at each facet' on the
day of the workshop
||Powerhouse of Prayer Leader's
Guide - Includes timetable, letter to clergy, set-up, mechanics
of presentation, guidance re vigil, value assessment, etc. (A video
presenting the full workshop is available for leaders or small
parishes, see V- 34)
||Prayer Chains - Simplified
guidelines to help establish a quick and vital parish response to
those in need. [RV and RD]
||Parish House Groups - A
general overview of parish house groups and answers to questions
relating to them. (Provided by Ottawa Diocese in the fall of
||Calling Process - Prayer
for the election of a Bishop or the appointment of a parish priest;
contains schedule with applicable scripture to implement individual
or group prayer.
||Vigil Kit - For parish,
Synod, or crisis - contains guidelines, sign-up sheets, signs, and
leaflet "How To Spend an Hour in Prayer".
||Guidelines for Lay Parish and
Lay Deanery Prayer Representatives
FOR USE BY INDIVIDUALS OR BY GROUPS:
||Listening to God - A
booklet of ten Biblical selections chosen with the special intention
of teaching a vital [though often absent] part of prayer, over a 10
day period. Written by Rosemary Green for Scripture Union.
||Questions People Have About
Prayer - 19 Questions - How do you hear God? How long should you
pray for someone? Why pray for healing? - - Use one each time your
group meets to add interest.
||A Guide for Readers and
Intercessors - A 'how to' guide for those who perform these
tasks at worship services.
||An Emmaus Walk - An
exercise in which prayer and scripture run together in a walking
meditation. Written by Brother Ramon, an Anglican Franciscan, for
the Bible Reading Fellowship, U.K. [New Fall'99].
AUDIO TAPES: ($6.00 each)
||Exploring the Ten
Commandments (Wm. Purcell)
||Prayer and the Dying (Dr.
Balfour Mount, Founder and Director of the Palliative Care Unit at
the Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, Quebec.
||Three Ways God Answers Prayer
in Time of Trouble. (Rev. John Claypool)
||Go On Ahead - I Will Come -
LUKE 10 (The Most Rev. Reginald Hollis, Retired Bishop of
Montreal and Former Episcopal Director of APP Intemationa
||Prayer and Trust (Rev. John
||Prayer and Depression (Rev.
Frank Fuller and Ann Jeanette Marantino)
||Wings Like Eagles (The
personal testimony of the Hon. Margaret Mc Cain, former
Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick)
||Discernment - Weeds Among the
Wheat (Father Thos. Green, S.J.)
||Session 2 on this subject)
but SU121 is valuable on it own.
||Session 3 on this subject)
but SU121 is valuable on it own.
||Jesus is Alive and He Heals
Rev, Dr. Rufus Womble)
||Changes in Christianity in
Western Culture (The Rev. Canon Herbert O'Driscoll- - Canmore,
||Some Context for Prayer
(Dr. Richard Foster - - Canmore, 1998)
||Intercessory Prayer - Loving
Someone (Dr. Richard Foster - - Canmore, 1998)
||The Prayer of
Relinquishment (Dr. Richard Foster - - Canmore, 1998)
||Life with God in Unceasing
Prayer (Dr. Richard Foster - - Canmore, 1998)
||Prayer and Life in the Inner
City (The Rev. Calenzo Hubbard, Director of the Ecumenical
Center in Inner-city Memphis, Tennessee. AFP Int'l. Conf.,
||With God Nothing Is
Impossible (Dr. Dallas Willard, Theologian and Scholar AFP
International Conference, 2000)
AUDIO STUDY TAPES WITH GUIDES: (.00 each)
||(RV and RD in this section
pertains to the study guide which accompanies the particular
||Introducing the Bible (Dr.
William Barclay) What the Bible says and how to study it.
||Encountering the Bible (The
Rt. Rev. Stephen Neill, Bible Scholar of worldwide reputation) The
Bible's relevance, centrality and revelation for our lives.
||Familiar Words of the New
Testament (Dr. Wm. Barclay, late Bible scholar and author)
-Beatitudes I and II; Romans 12; I Corinthians 13; John 1;
||Epistle to the Romans (Rev.
Christopher Brvan, New Testament scholar) Call to freedom, power and
||How to Pray (The Rt. Rev.
Cuthbert Bardsley, retired Bishop of Coventry, England) Eight
practical sessions - God reveals and our response. [RD]
||Christian Living (The late
Samuel Shoemaker, preacher, writer, and prophet) What happens when
||Intercessory Prayer (The
Rt. Rev. Donald Huftstrand ) An offering of self for others
including healing. [RD]
||Creating Prayer Groups (The
Rt. Rev. Donald Hultstrand) A practical and successful parish
approach to creating prayer groups. [RD]
||Help in Time of Trouble
(Rev. John Claypool) Three ways: Miracle, collaboration, and grace.
||Coming to Know God (The Rt.
Rev. Michael Marshall) To know, to love and to follow - - the
purpose of Baplism.
||Spiritual Renewal (The Rt.
Rev. William C. Frey, Bishop of Colorado and leader in Church
Renewal) The cost and place of renewal within the Body, the
||God's Instrumental People
(The late Samuel Shoemaker) Spiritual infilling overflows powerfully
when directed by prayer. [RD]
||The Priesthood of all
Believers (The Rev. Terry Fullam, Bible teacher) God's people as
priests, equipped, enabled and encouraged. [RD]
(The Rev. Chuck Murphy, teacher of evangelism ) The message bears
its fruits through joyful, aftractive worship and sharing.
(The Rev. Robert Hall) Practical laymen witness, visit - How
||Prayer and Depression (The
Rev. Frank Fuller and Ann Jeanette Marantino) with practical notes
for individuals and groups and a good bibliography. [RV and
||Power House of Prayer A one
day workshop led by canon Torn and Dr. Betty Gracie (First Director
of AFP Canada, 1982-97) - - to be used as is or as preparation for
local leaders - - contains vigil for preparation in advance, plus 8
other aspects of prayer to practice alone and/or in small groups -
-[For Workbook and Leaders Guide, see G -23 and G - 24].
||Listen to God Rosemary and
Canon Michael Green lead a 13-session workshop to help us to learn
to listen to God. Michael teaches from Scripture; Rosemary enables
everyone to practice their learning in innovative ways alone and in
small groups - Guidebook included - By Scripture Union.
||Prayer, Mission, and a Great
Awakening - - Our Dependance on God by The Rev. Dr. John Rogers,
former Dean of Trinity Episcopal School of Ministry, Ambridge,
Penn.--- "exlremely good, and well worth spreading around, also
would be a good help for a Bible study on 'praying'. I enjoyed its
deep and honest spirituality." (Andree Martinson, former OR in
Saskatchewan, currently AFP Canada Advisory Council.)
||Role of Prayer in Spiritual
Awakening A 26-minute dynamic lecture by the late Dr, Edwin Orr
(Oxford) using history to reveal the power of prayer in effecting
sweeping spiritual awakening.
A SMALL SELECTION OF BOOKS:
||"Exploding Mystery of
Prayer" by Helen Smith Shoemaker, one of AFP'S founding leaders
- - the way in which to become what we really are - - children of
God in the here and now.
||"The MagnIficent Promise"
by Helen Smith Shoemaker - - stories which show how God can work on
the job and in our families, when we pray with all our hearts and
||"Treasures of Darkness" by
Dr. Anne Tanner, author, workshop and retreat leader - - with case
studies, discussion questions and other practical aids, this book is
a trustworthy guide for parishes, and separated or divorced
Christians who seek to journey in the spirit of Jesus.
||"The Praying Church" by
Donald Hultstrand, former Executive Director of AFP -Bishop
Hultstrand talks about the Church, the Body of Christ, and PRAYER,
the central issue of our time - a probing study guide.
||"The Parish as a Center of
Prayer" - Ten ways to facilitate broadening the prayer life of a
parish. 90 pages - Book by AFP -1996.
||"Prayer Life Course - Workbook
for the Parish as a Center of Prayer" - Six one-hour sessions
which will assist in deepening the prayer life of your
THE FOLLOWING ARE FREE:
||"What IS the Anglican
Fellowship of Prayer (Canada)?" - A brochure which outlines the
ministry of AFP (Canada) and provides a space for the name, address
and telephone number of the AFP representative in the
||"AFP (Canada) Bookmarks" -
which promote the Alongsider program.
||"AFP (Canada) Newsletters"
- Each Diocesan representative is mailed a bundle of extra
newsletters,after each publishing date.The DR may request an
increase in the number forwarded at any time. For special events,
the DR may telephone for an extra quantity1 at no charge.
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