As we continue to journey through Epiphany, Churches are beginning to think about Lent.
Some Resources below
A RESOURCE FOR LENT: HOLINESS AND JUSTICE
As Christmas ends and we journey towards Lent here are resources you
may wish to use in Lent. And for the super-efficient who have programmes planned, worry not, these resources can be used at other times too.
The DLMN have had permission to use material from Roger Walton, Rachel Lampard and Ric Stott based on this Connexional year’s Presidential theme of Holiness andJustice. The DLMN team are producing a five week small group resource to explore the theme. The resource will be made available as free downloads and will comprise material for 5 -7 sessions exploring four pictures of what a Church of Holiness and justice might look like, and (the fifth session) six steps to seeing that picture emerge more fully. The materials will include;
• Notes for leaders and group members including; bible study material, prayers, narrative from Roger and Rachel and questions for discussion.
CLICK on each session below to download
Stations of the Cross
Click: HERE to view Stations of the Cross including video clips and ideas.
- 50 days to let your life speak Click: HERE
- Ideas from Christian Aid 2017 Click: HERE
- 40 Acts for Lent Click: HERE
- From HOPE 2017 Click: HERE
- Holy Week Lego Challenge Click: HERE
- 20 films for Lent Click: HERE
- Prayer Stations Click: HERE
- Plastic Easter Egg surprise Click: HERE
- Cover to Cover Study books Click: HERE
- Churches Together Lent Course Click: HERE
- York Course for Lent 2017 Click: HERE
- The Nail by Stephen Cottrell; – SPCK – Stephen Cottrell
This Lent book offers imaginative reflections on Christ’s crucifixion. Each of the seven chapters is focused on a different key character, who describes his or her experience of the Passion. The nails used to crucify Christ are used as a jumping off point for their reflections. Each character considers the questions, ‘who killed Christ’ and ‘who was responsible’ Each chapter includes a Biblical passage, a meditative hymn, a reflection from the point of view of the character, and a short prayer. The book finishes with practical suggestions on how it can be used as a Lent study course.
A PASSION FOR YOUR COMMUNITY
ONE FRIDAY can help you to do something exciting in 2017; something unique and public that will engage your community in re-telling the story of the Passion of Jesus.
ONE FRIDAY CHALLENGE
To keep the story of Jesus alive we need to find new ways of telling it in public places.
For more Information and free resources about how your church can get involved Click: HERE
LENT IN A BAG
An All Age activity that you can do at church or at home to teach symbols and meanings of the season of Lent. A simple bag and basic objects that can be used for each of the 4 weeks of lent. Click: HERE to find out more
HOLY WEEK IN A BOX
Holy Week in a Box uses simple objects tucked into a small box, along with scripture, to tell the story of Holy Week. Each item in the box is a symbol, representing a piece of the gospel narrative: from Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem, through the Last Supper, betrayal, burial, and finally the empty tomb on Easter morning. Click: HERE to find out more.
Good Friday (tiles) Cross
Easter Sunday Cross