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seasonal

a shortcut to resources specifically created for particular seasons or moments in the church calendar

This is where we'll be pulling together what we create for Christmas, Lent, and other key seasons in our culture's year and the church calendar.

See the worship resources page to find out what's been recently published or is particularly relevant to current affairs, or the search by issue section for lists of resources grouped around themes and issues such as global poverty, climate change, and homelessness.


Advent and Christmas - general:

Meditations/monologues:

Other resources:

Advent - the Omega course:

Take a second look at Christmas as a church or small group by running our two session course, produced in partnership with CASC-aid

Also available - Guest blog: from Ruth Grayson, founder of CASCaid towards a generous Christmas part 1 and part 2.

Lent:

Creative prayer ideas: Journeying through Lent with symbols and prayer liturgy plus ideas and visuals for a visual installation (ppt | pdf)
Creative prayer ideas: Worshipping through Lent in simple, interactive ways for individuals, families and groups.


Mothering Sunday:

Written prayer: for Mothering Sunday and for all who mother - or long to - every day
Prayer stations: Kinnecting with God's heart for mothers and mothering

Holy Week and Easter:

A prayer for: our churches in Holy Week 2017

Meditation/monologue from Mary the mother of Jesus:
Magnificat Counterpoint - Easter Reprise

Meditation/monologue: Mary Magdalene - no more tears          

Written reflections and prayer: Daily Meditations and Response Prayers for Maundy Thursday to Easter Sunday
Creative prayer ideas: see above Lent resources which include Holy Week content
Song: go to our songs page to find the
mp3, chord short, sheet music and story behind the song for He is risen, a congregational worship song celebrating the resurrection and the new life we have in Jesus.


Fathers' Day:

Written prayer: for Fathers' Day and for all fathers every day
Prayer stations: Kinnecting with God's heart for fathers and fathering

Holidays:

Blog post: Rest in his presence including creative and practical ideas for building in time with God whilst on holiday