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Lent 2017 begins on - Wednesday, March 1 to Thursday, April 13 

 

We have gathered various resources for you to use in preparation and during the period of Lent.

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Recommended books from the Resource Centre:

 

For Personal reflection:

  • How to be a Mindful Christian: 40 Simple Spiritual Practices
  • Dethroning Mammon: Making Money serve grace
  • Love Life, Live Lent Family Book
  • Lentwise: Spiritual essentials for real life
  • Days of Grace, A Forty-Day Journey with Jesus

For Teaching Others...

  • Let Justice Roll Down, a CAFOD anthology for Lent
  • Exploring Gods Mercy, Five Images of Salvation by Steven Croft
  • The Mystery of Everything, a Lent course based on the film The Theory of Everything
  • Spot the Difference, a Group Study Course for Lent
  • Roger’s Diary, a Group Lent Course Based on the Book of Jonah
  • Using Common Worship, Lent to Embertide
  • Godly Play – Jesus in the Wilderness
  • Weaving a Journey Through Lent; Complete Assemblies for Juniors
  • Creative ideas for Easter & Lent: 80 seasonal activities for use with children
  • Lentwise: Spiritual essentials for real life
  • No Organist? No Problem! Lent, Holy Week and Easter: CD 75 hymn and worship accompaniments for the most important Christian season

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Other Lent Resources and Events

All Saints Ecclesall Lent Course 2017  boat logoA St Peter's College 5 week series of talks starting 8th March at All Saints Ecclesall Church

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Churches Together in Britain and Ireland Lent Course 2017  Download 5 weeks of study

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Church Urban Fund - Food for Thought Lent Course 2017 Written by Rev Brunel James. These reflections are intended to be equally helpful for individuals working alone, or groups working together. Each week takes the Common Lectionary Sunday Readings as a jumping off point, and then moves to another piece of scripture

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40 Acts by Stewardship Do Lent Generously, 40 days of giving back, doing good and living generously.  https://www.facebook.com/40acts/

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Books for Lent - Church House Bookshop A selection of recommended books

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The Society of Saint John the Evangelist Lent Course

Daily morning emails with a short video. If we are “marked as Christ’s own,” what are the “marks of love” that characterize the Divine Life abiding and at work within us?  Starts on Sunday, February 26, 2017, in time for Ash Wednesday 2017 – then available as an anytime course.

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Church of England Lent Resource A PDF resource containing seaonal material, liturgy for Ash Wednesday and 'The Way of the Cross'.

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Christian Aid - Lent resources

Download the following packs:

  • 'Count Your Blessings' pack for adults or children  
  • 'Lent Lunch' resource pack - all you need to create a Christian Aid lunch event
  • Shrove Tuesday resource pack

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Evangelical Alliance Lent Do Lent Generously, 40 days of giving back, doing good and living generously

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Church Army Lent Evangelism resources Being Salt and Light, an evangelism series for Lent, based on Matthew 5:13-16.

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Embrace the Middle East Lent 2017 by Liz Baddaley

God's big story has always been about love-inspired movement towards the marginalised, to bring them hope and transformation. Join Embrace during Lent to explore how we can do the same in the Middle East today.

Download free Lent lunch recipes, prayers, colouring activites and more.

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Trussel Trust Lent Challenge

The Trussell Trust are asking people to join them in taking small actions to transform lives by giving up 40 pence for 40 days. With the addition of Gift Aid this comes to £20.

The Trussell Trust partners with local communities to help stop UK hunger primarily through Foodbanks.

 

 

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