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Lent 2019

LentPilgrim and EasterPilgrim

The Church of England’s national digital team have just launched details of the 2019 Lent and Easter campaigns.   The following resources should help your church mark these important seasons in the Church calendar:

  • LentPilgrim: 40 daily reflections based on the Beatitudes – to run from Ash Wednesday until Palm Sunday. 
    • Full-colour booklet 
    • App for Android and iOS, based on the award-winning 2018 #LiveLent app
    • E-mail sign-up for daily content
    • Social media campaign
    • Daily audio content for smart speakers, in the app and on the Church of England website.
  • Explainer graphics throughout Holy Week to share the key elements in the journey to Easter Day: Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Day.
  • A bridge to EasterPilgrim – with weekly content shared from Church of England from Easter Day until Ascension based on the Lord’s Prayer, making it a great way to prepare for Thy Kingdom Come.
  • The reflections have been written by Bishop Steven Croft, co-author of the Pilgrim Course.

Get involved in this campaign and order resource materials from Church House Publishing:

10 pack Pilgrim Journeys: The Beatitudes £25.
50 pack  Pilgrim Journeys: The Beatitudes £115.
10 pack Pilgrim Journeys: The Lord's Prayer £25.
50 pack Pilgrim Journeys: The Lord's Prayer £115.

Other free resources are available from the Church of England website here.

Further resources

The Living Faith in Suffolk Lent courses are free to download here:

Living Lent 1 | PDF - a five session course for small groups looking at traditional themes of Lent

Living Lent 2: Who is this Jesus? | PDF - daily reflections from Ash Wednesday to Easter Day

Living Lent with Mark | PDF - a six session course for use by individuals or groups reflecting on the Passion narrative in Mark's Gospel.