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26 January 2017

Resources for Lent and Easter

Resources for Lent and Easter

The resources listed on this page are not intended to be a comprehensive listing so if you think we are missing any excellent resource please let us know at info@eauk.org. We've also compiled a list of Easter facts and stats which you can find here: Easter facts and statistics .


Words for Lent: Words for Lent is a lively, fresh and often adventurous approach and features a series of 40 readings from Luke's gospel along with comments and prayers for the period of Lent.

SPCK will be sending out daily prayers and reflections for Lent. Sign up on their website. They also have books for Lent by Tom Wright and Stephen Cottrell

40 Acts: do Lent generously with Stewardship.

Pray for vulnerable children during Lent: Work out how much you could save from the item you are giving up for Lent, from The Children's Society who also have weekly reflections available for download.

Michael's story: the 2017 Lent resources from Christian Aid.

Do1nicething Lent: a diary of suggestions for Lent from a partnership of Christian organisations including HOPE, CNI (Street Angels), Neighbourhood Prayer Network, Faithworks and Housing Justice.

Why Does Easter Matter? A DVD based family or group study series for Lent.

Returning Home: 2017 Lent course from CTBI looking at Christian faith in encounter with other faiths.

Moving to the margins: think about modern day Middle East during Lent with Embrace the Middle East.

Food for thought: details of a new Lenten fundraising event from the Church Urban Fund.

Reflections for Lent from Church of England: relevant publications from the catalogue of Church House Publishing. The Archbishop of Canterbury's book for Lent 2017 is Dethroning Mammon

Cover to Cover Lent study guides: short paperbacks on aspects of the Christian faith compiled for Lent

Jars of Change: Lent resources from Water Aid. Join Neny on her journey to clean water

Grace Course: experience God's grace in a deep and real way during this Lent season.



Easter Resources

Great Commission: our new evangelism hub brings together a wide range of tools and resources to help your church share Jesus this Easter. At www.greatcommission.co.uk/watch you'll also find short video stories about lives changed by Jesus across the UK - perfect for showing in a Sunday service.

SGM Lifewords: video, audio and text resources for a creative approach to your Easter celebrations. Free but donations requested.

Easter Cracked: this is a resource for the whole of the Easter season with ideas for special events, drama, craft and meditations. £11.99 as a printed book or £9.99 for the electronic version.

Tyndale House Easter videos: Tyndale have produced a series of three short films giving an insight into the experts' evidence for the events of Easter. (scroll down to see the Easter videos)

Easter in Cyberspace: resources for Easter compiled by Hopewell Methodist Church.

CPO: the Christian publicity specialists have a range of promotional material specifically for Easter, including the Good New Newspaper, Easter themed colouring books, publicity posters and the new Witness Easter Voices leaflet from SGM.

BRF Children and Families: resources that are ideal for supporting children's work in church during Lent and Easter.

The Arthur Rank Centre: The Arthur Rank Centre aims to support the mission of rural churches and has produced a number of resources specifically for Lent and Easter.

Table talk for Easter:Table Talk for Easter, a six session game and conversational course, will create the space needed to talk easily about what Easter means to you.

Hope for Easter: lots of different missional ideas and resources for youth groups and adult small groups.

Relive Easter Church Resources: six contemporary films that will take you on a journey through the Easter Story.

Resources from the the Methodist Church: includes prayers for Lent and Easter 2017 and a course on exploring spiritual practices.

Bridge Builders: the Story of Easter, a small booklet featuring the Gospel of Luke explains the significance of the death and resurrection of Jesus and is suitable for outreach work in the run up to Easter.

Messy Easter: ideas for Easter from the Messy Church movement


The resources listed on this page are not intended to be a comprehensive listing if you think we are missing any excellent resource please let us know at info@eauk.org.


This list is provided for information only and does not constitute recommendation of a particular resource by the Evangelical Alliance.