Lent

This hub page brings together all sorts of events, teaching materials, resources and campaigns going on this Lent 2018.

The CofE website now has a page telling the Easter story, with images, Bible passages and an explanation of some of the traditions Christians follow.
Visit the CofE Easter page →

Bishop RachelGrowing in faith this Lent: Bishops’ teaching sessions

The Bishop of Gloucester and the Bishop of Tewkesbury will be leading a series of teaching sessions and discussions during the weeks leading up to Easter.
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Lent prayer cardLent prayer card

The Worship, Prayer and Spirituality Group have produced a simple prayer card that can be used for reflection during Lent.
Download the Lent prayer card here

 

Good Friday act of witness in the city centre

On Good Friday (30 March) Christians in Gloucester, led by congregation members of Gloucester Cathedral and City Churches will meet in Eastgate Street at 11am to share prayers, readings, poems and hymns to answer the often asked question “Why Jesus?” They will process through Westgate Street to the Cathedral where there will be hot cross buns and a chance to enjoy the new Cathedral grounds.
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National: Thy Kingdom Come

Thy Kingdom Come resources for 2018 are available via the links below.
2018 prayer resources
Visit the Thy Kingdom Come website
See also: Diocesan hub page for 2017.

 

National: Love Life Live Lent

The Church of England Campaign Live Lent is back for 2018, with new resources and regular content to lead you through Lent.
Read more and subscribe here

Sample booklet on the CofE website

Free downloadable discussion course booklet

Download the new, free app (which contains all the daily material):

App for Apple devices
For Android devices
Follow @C_of_E on twitter for daily summaries of the LiveLent materials

 

National: Give up slavery for Lent

The Church of England’s modern slavery project is asking us to give up slavery for Lent. Each week the project will introduce you to one industry that is touched by slavery. It will provide a story to read and a simple action to take in response.
Read more and sign up →

 

Kate BottleyTackle food poverty with Pancake Parties

Kate Bottley encourages us to help tackle food poverty by taking part in a Big Pancake Party to raise money for the Church Urban Fund’s Together Network.
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