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Easter Resources from Diocese

Dear friends and colleagues

Quite a few of you have been asking about resources for Easter so we have put together a quick summary of what we have found so far.  
Chad and the Gen2 Team will also be sending out some for children and youth  so if you would like to receive this please sign up on the Gen2 website.

        God bless and keep safe

         yours Charlie Nobbs
           and the Mission & Development Team

PS if you have found some good resources email us the link by clicking here.

Online worship resources for Holy Week & Easter

A Spiritual Communion - A the moment people cannot attend services and receive Holy Communion however, they can take part in a Spiritual Communion. Here is some guidance and wording for offering a Spiritual Communion online.

Family Worship Resources - Chelmsford Diocese have resources for each day of Holy Week to for family worship. 

Dwelling in the Word - a method produced by Church Innovations for praying with the Word and includes a PDF guide to download.

Visual Bible reading - on Engage Worship with a powerpoint download that you can share with others. 

Lent Family Creative Journal - available on Engage Worship website with resources on different themes such as fasting praying and for days in holy week.

Palm Sunday Resources
A pre-recorded Palm Sunday Eucharist with the Bishop of Manchester will be released on the Church of England’s Facebook page

Recording and sharing the Matthean Passion narrative. A form of this narrative which can be used in a sequence of times and places in the home has been shared by Bishop David Wilbourne 

Make your own ‘palm’ cross out of paper or card.

Maundy Thursday
The Society of St Wilfrid and St Hilda has produced films for each day of the Triduum which can be shared

As a family, during your worship, consider washing each other's feet as Jesus did for the disciples at the last supper.

Good Friday all age prayer stations on Engage Worship website for all the family to get involved with.

Easter Sunday
Sing Resurrection: join Christians around the UK and be united in song with these hymns on Easter Sunday

Recognising You, Resurrection Poem with downloadable images and resources.

The Comeback | Easter spoken word: a performance poem reflecting on the passion and resurrection of Jesus.

Archbishop of Canterbury Live   Reflections and services on
Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday Service on https://www.facebook.com/thechurchofengland/ and https://www.archbishopofcanterbury.org

See also:    National Church of England Resources Page
"He is not here, for he has been raised just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay." (Matthew 28:6)
Join Peterborough Cathedral for Easter Worship:  
  • Maundy Thursday Vigil at 7pm, 
  • Good Friday meditation from 2pm, 
  • Holy Saturday Vigil at 7pm 
  • Easter Sunday worship at 10:30am.

A couple of inspiring reflections from Robin Gamble

Rumours of Hope Easter Vigil:  Assembled by an amazing collection of bishops and colleges Sat 11th April.  https://mucknellabbey.org.uk/rumours-of-hope/

A few more ideas suitable for children and young people:

Hymns on Easter Day.  
10am Sing out your windows and doors.  

Join the St Paul’s Cathedral choir  https://youtu.be/nUjX9yt3ohc

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