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Religions, Values, and Peak-Experiences by Abraham Maslow. The classic reference for many discussions. Paper. Used $1
Children and Religion - Making Choices in a Secular Age. Martha Fay gives a novel perspective of what religion means to people of all ages. What do families want to pass on and why? A great help to understanding the conflicts, needs, and beliefs of believers and non-believers in the Jewish, Protestant, and Catholic traditions. Light reading with deep thoughts. pp 232 $1
Aging and God: Spiritual Pathways to Mental Health in Midlife and Later Years. By Harold Koenig, MD. 544 pages from one of the greatest scholars. Presented in 6P Parts: Religion and the Mental Sciences, Theoretical Issues, The Advances in Research, Clinical Applications, Special Concerns in Later Life, and The Final Frontier. Haworth Pastoral Press. Like New. $15.
Aging: God's Challenge to Church & Synagogue. By Richard Gentzler, Jr. & Donald Clingan. A must for any reading list for students in ministry. 167 pp. Like new. $4
Designing a Ministry By, With, and For Older Adults by Richard H. Gentzler, Jr. D. Min. A Manual of wisdom and practical advice. Softcover 8½ x 11" 58 pp. New. $4.
Full Circle: Spiritual Therapy for the Elderly. By Kevin Kirkland & Howard McIlveen. If you only buy one book in this section, choose this one. Practical, time-saving, outlines and topical lists for planning services. Like new $5
Forward Together: A New Vision for Senior Adult Ministry. Compiled by John "Jay" Johnston 221 pages of really useful material for anyone working with senior adults in churches. Like new $3
St. Paul's Journeys to Greece and Cyprus. By Dr. Delicostopoulos with archeological, historic, cultural, and tourist information. I bought this in Athens. Great maps and pictures of sites. 110 pp. $2
Golden Opportunities: Older Adults and the Church. Ed by Kristen Kemper. A collection of how-to articles that will help you think creatively. 31 essays by 18 authors. Wide variety of topics. Excellent! 70 pages. Like New $3
DVD: Caring for the Spirit. The impact of Certified Professional Chaplains. From the Association of Professional Chaplains. Running time 12 mins. Free with any order.
Starting Points for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren. Really brief outline. Reminders on many issues. Free with any order.
All the Days of My Life. A Christian Guide to Nursing Home Ministry published by the Sonshine Society. $1
Senior Adult Ministry at the Local Church Level by Ben Morgan. 130+ pages from years of experience to help others avoid reinventing the wheel. A broad approach to developing a wide range of activities. Softcover. 8½ x11" Spiral binding. New. $4
Ministry to Persons with Chronic Illnesses. A guide to empowerment through negotiation. by John T. Vanderzee. A book for Christian leaders who recognize the differences in serving those with acute, passing illness and those faced with chronic and long-term illness. Paperback. 128 pp. Augsburg. $1.
Aging and Ministry in the 21st Century - An Inquiry Approach. By Richard H. Gentzler, Jr. A classic for all who serve elders in churches and elsewhere. Paperback. 141 pp. Like new $5.
Musicians in Health and Social Services: A Manual for Planning and Action by Dawn Wooderson. Extending Horizons, Increasing Communication, Building Bridges. 32-page Professional Development Manual for Life Enrichment Coordinators and Musicians. New. $5
The Baha'i Faith - Its Principles ad History. As we endeavour to serve all seniors in care communities, knowing about the many traditions that are represented is better than not knowing. 50c
The New Testament - with LOTS of pictures and maps to transport the reader into the period and daily lives of people during NT times through the geography, finance, construction, agriculture and business, architecture, languages, and arts and crafts. A 260page jewel from the American Bible Society. $3
Daily Light from the New American Standard Bible. Moody Press. Half-page readings with numerous Scripture references for each day of the calendar year. Hardcover. $1 - well used.
Devotional Classics - Selected Readings for Individuals and Groups based on 52 Christian devotional classics from writers CE331 to 1935. Harper, 1993. Ed by Richard J. Foster and James Bryan Smith. Paperback. 344 pp. Like new. $4.
Jesus Calling by Sarah Young. Devotions for Every Day of the Year. Each short reading is a paraphrase of Scripture verses ideal for use in services or personal meditation. Hard cover 6 x 4". Like New $2
The Minor Prophets Paraphrased with Daniel and the The Revelation. Tyndale, 1965. Hardcover. 232 pp. $3
Religion in America by Bedell, Sandon, and Wellborn. 1975 This textbook gives readers an unusual historical perspective by including 69 reprints of documents covering our rich and diverse history of State and Religion. Hardcover. 9½ x 6". $2
The Message. The New Testament in contemporary language by Eugene H. Peterson. Paperback. Like New. $4
Perspectives of Faith and Christian Nurture by Everding, Wilcox, Huffaker, and Snelling. Trinity Press, 1998. An excellent book for leaders who wish to broaden their perspectives, Great study guide. Softcover 6x9" 178 pp. Like New. $2
Living a Jewish Life - Jewish Traditions, Customs and Values for today's families. By Anita Diamant and Howard Cooper. "Sensitive yet practical . . . expresses and celebrates the diversity, joy, and personal fulfillment that so many have found in the gift that is Judaism today." Well written, easy to read, and well organized. An excellent resource. Harper. Paperback. 330 pp Like new $5
The End of White Christan America, by Robert P. Jones, CEO, Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) 2016, Simon & Schuster. Much research and many statistics which help all in ministry to understand trends in religious life in the USA. 309 pp. hardcover. Like New $2
Vows of Silence: The Abuse of Power in the Papacy of John Paul II by Jason Berry & Gerald Renner. Drawing on in-depth interview with Father Doyle and with ex-Legionaries who filed a cfanonical suit against Maciel, as well as interview with Vatican insiders and sources in Mexico, Ireland, Canada, and Australia. 353 pp. hardcover. Like New $2
The New Testament in Four Versions - King James, Revised Standard, Phillips Modern English, New English Bible. View the 4 versions in 4 columns on facing pages. 831 pp. Excellent condition. $4
The New Bible Dictionary J. D. Douglas, Inter-Varsity Fellowship, 1962. 1375 pp. of text + 30 pp of maps and illustrations. Excellent condition.
Heritage Hymnal - Heart-Warming Favorites. Large-print. A hymnal for seniors. Clear, bold printing for 135 hymns and gospel songs. Genovox. 9x12" Paperback. No guitar chords. Like new $5.
The Golden Hymnbook. Lillenas, 1975 Large-print music/text notation in standard hymnbook style. 143 songs with 11 for Christmas. Paperback. Good paper, spiral binding. 12x9" $13
Large Print Book of Worship. Chaplain Duane Manson, 1993. Hymns, Liturgies, and Psalms. 307 pages of large-print texts. Paperback. Spiral binding. 9x6" $8
Large Print Book of Worship II. Chaplain Duane Manson, 1997. Hymns, Liturgies, Psalms, Bible Stories. 205 uncluttered pages in extra-large print and notes for use with dementia patients. An excellent and unique resource! Paperback. Spiral binding. 8½ x 5½" $5
Our Growing Years - A Hymnal. GIA, 1998. Melody edition. 367 Canticles, Prayers, Psalms, and a rich selection of hymns with all the indices of a standard hymnal. Hardback. Bold, medium-size print. 9½x7" New $8
Song and Service Book for Ship and Field - Army and Navy, 1942. This historical treasure includes Catholic, Protestant, and Jewish sections with texts for Services, Readings, Hymns and Songs, Military prayers. Small print version in standard hymnbook style music notation.
Hardback. 7x5" $1
Antique from 1875! Gospel Hymns and Sacred Songs by P. P. Bliss & Ira D. Sankey. $1 Hardcover. Good condition.
The Church Hymnal. Pathway Music, 1951. 409 pages of shape-note notation and texts for hymns and gospel songs in the Southern Gospel traditions. Hardback. Standard hymn format and print size. 9x6" $2
Redemption Hymnal. Elim London, 1955. A unique collection of 800 hymns and gospel songs printed on very fine paper and bound in leather. Music notation and text for first verse, followed by other verses written in poetry format below the notation. Soft leather binding. 8½x5½x1" $5
America's 200 Favorite Praise Choruses and Hymns. Brentwood, 1995. This spiral bound book of 272 pages presents a wonderful selection of the newer music in the Protestant traditions with guitar chords. Standard hymnbook format and print size. Paperback. 9x5½" $5
100 Hymns and 100 Choruses. Maranatha, 1987. Another wonderful volume which combines the new and the old favorites of the Christian traditions. Guitar chords. Standard hymnbook format and print size. Paperback. Spiral binding. 8x5½" $5
100 EZ Praise & Worship Favorites. Word, 1999. Looking for some of the newer songs that your parishioners remember? This is a great book with E-Z piano accompaniments and guitar chords. The 12 x 9 inch book provides the space for clear notation and texts. Ideal for medium voice range. Paperback. $5
Small Paperback Songbooks which include the "new" songs of the 70's and more. Jewels! Only $1 or $2 each . . .
Let's Just Praise the Lord Benson, 1974. Written and compiled by Bill & Gloria Gaither. 96 songs in standard hymn format with guitar chords. Paperback. 8½ x5" $1
Folk Encounter - The NOW hymnal. Hope, 1973. 121 songs in standard hymn format with guitar chords. Paperback. Spiral binding. 8x5½" $1
Reasons to Sing. Lillenas, 1971 62 songs in standard hymn format with guitar chords. Paperback. 9x5" $1
Creation Sings. Geneva Press, 1979 55 songs in standard hymn format. (No guitar chords). Paperback. 7½ x5" $1
Songbook for Saints and Sinners. Agape, 1971. Compiled by Carlton R. Young. This pocket book of 70 songs shows the melody, text, and guitar chords. Paperback. 7x4" $1
Sing and Celebrate! Word, 1971. Compiled by Kurt Kaiser, Sonny Salsbury, and Billy Ray Hearn. 92 songs with full notation and guitar chords. Paperback. 8x5" $2
Singing Our Lives is not a song book even though it includes song texts and some music notation. It is an illustrated book of essays by ministers and scholars which was published in Baylor University's "Christian Reflection" series, 2006 Paperback. 93 pages. $1
CD: Come Join The Dance - Inspiritational Celtic Melodies. Beautiful, well-known hymn melodies - Praise to the Lord, The King of Love, I will Sing the Wondrous Story, I Heard the Voice for Jesus Say, and 11 more. $1. Like New
CD: Hymnworks - A tapesty of classical themes and hymns. By pianist Linda McKechnie, produced with her brother, Don Marsh. Enjoy classical piano with your hymn classics? $2. Like New.
CD: O Brother, where are Thou? I bought this well-known CD for Down to the River to Pray, I'llFly Away, and Lonesome Valley, and then enjoyed You Are My Sunshine, and other cuts, too. Interesting traditional American sound. $2
2 CD set: Anne Murray - What a Wonderful World. 26 Inspirational Classics on 2 CD's. I've used "Lord, I hope this day is good", "It is no secret", "Bridge over Troubled Waters", "The Lord's Prayer", "Peace in the Valley" and many more, many times! A real favorite of many groups that I have led. $3 - 2 CD set.
CD: Mormon Tabernacle Choir - Come, Thou Found of Every Blessing and 16 more American Folk Hymns and Spirituals. Yes, this is the familiar wonderful arrangement of "Come, Thou Fount". Other favorites include "I want Jesus to Walk with Me", "Down to the River to Pray", "Bound for the Promised Land", and "Amazing Grace". $4
CD: Mormon Tabernacle Choir - Heavensong - Music of Contemplation and Light. A great selection of 15 hymn arrangements and classical pieces for many occasions. Insert booklet includes texts and narrative. Gorgeous! $4
CD: Mormon Tabernacle Choir - Rock of Ages. 30 great hymns with the choir, organ, and orchestra - 21 of these favorites are known by Christians of all traditions. $4.
CD: Sacred Classics by Bach, Faure, Franck, Handel, Mozart, Verdi, Vivaldi, Mendelssohn, Berlioz, Elgar, and Rossini. EMI Choir and orchestra. 2-CD set. Need to play the "Hallelujah Chorus"? $5.
CD: Saxophone in the Sanctuary by James Steele with Kurt Kaiser on piano presents a wide range of styles - classical, folk, gospel, and hymns. I used this music often before services in the LTC; the parishioners enjoyed the smooth and calming sound of these superb musicians. $3
CD: Outside the Lines. A piano CD of 9 sacred standards in a smooth jazz style. Something really different! Like New $2
CD: Wade in the Water. Smithsonian Folkways. African American Sacred Music Traditions. Set of 4 CDs: The Concert Tradition, The Pioneering Composers, Congregational Singing, Community Gospel. Almost new $20 (current Smithsonian price is $50)
2 CD set: Too Hot to Handel is the now famous Gospel Messiah which was introduced by the Colorado Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. Marin Alsop, conductor. Each year thousands flock to live performances of this truly original gospel version of Handel's Messiah. " . . . perhaps the jazziest, most soulful reinterpretation of Handel's Messiah you'll ever hear." - New York Post. Now you can hear it in your own home - all 26 cuts. $4