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Author(s): Diane Craven, Gill Ambrose, Margaret Withers, Alison Booker, Peter Craig-Wild, Jan Dean, Gillian Ambrose, Tom Ambrose
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The Together for a Season series helps church leaders use the Common Worship seasonal liturgy in an all-age context, and is an ideal companion to Common Worship: Festivals and Times and Seasons. It includes:
This third and final volume in the series is divided into three sections:
A free CD-ROM with downloadable services, diagrams and photographs is also included.
Alison Booker is the Curate of Countesthorpe with Foston, a post which she has held since 2008. For eight years prior to that she was a Church Army Evangelist in Sheffield and Leicester Diocese. She was ordained Deacon in the Diocese of Leicester in 2008 and ordained priest in 2009. Alison is co-author of Together for a Season Vol. 3: Feasts and Festivals and the co-editor of Young People and Mission.
Diane Craven is Children's Advisor for the Diocese of Southwark. She is also a Reader and working towards a PhD in Theology. She is co-author of the Together for a Season series.
Gill Ambrose is the Editor of ROOTS Worship, a former Children's Adviser for the Diocese of Ely, a member of the Church of England's General Synod and its Liturgical Commission, and a trustee of Godly Play UK. The editor of the Together for a Season series, she also contributed to all three volumes as an author.
Jan Dean is a popular children's poet and author. Her novels include The Terror of the Fireworms (Scholastic) and The Haunted Mine (Hodder). Her poetry collection Wallpapering the Cat was chosen by the Poetry Book Society as Best Single Poet Collection for 2003. She is a Lay Reader and prepares stories for the Story Service run in the church she attends. Jan has run writing workshops for families and children in Anglican cathedrals - basing the work on the experience of being in the building. Jan is an experienced writer-in-schools and runs workshops for teachers. She also works in schools and libraries with all age groups, encouraging young people to write.
Margaret Withers taught music in several Inner London schools and for the Open University before becoming a Diocesan Children's Advisor in 1989. She served in the dioceses of Rochester and Chelmsford. In 2001, she was appointed Archbishops' Officer for Evangelism among children, a role which ceased in 2006. She has published several books connected with children's work, including Not Just Sunday and Mission-shaped Children.
Peter Craig-Wild is a parish priest in Thurcroft, Yorksihre. He is also a member of the Church of England's Liturgical Commission. Peter is one of the authors who contributed to the Together for a Season series.