Lent and Easter resources 2023

Resources from our Member Churches and partner organisations. Collected together in one place...

Lent Resources

Churches Together in Britain and Ireland (CTBI)

‘Christ’s Costly Gift of Reconciliation’ – Through Scripture reflection, questions for reflection and discussion, suggestions for action and prayer, we seek to continue the journey initiated at the World Council of Churches 11th Assembly in Karlsruhe, Germany. We look ahead to another major gathering of the global Church that will take place in Europe this year, the General Assembly of the Conference of European Churches, and we consider on the way some of the challenges facing the Church in the work of reconciliation, inspired by work CTBI is currently leading or supporting. Sign up for the study.

Christian Enquiry Agency (christianity.org.uk)

Looking for a deep dive into the Bible for Lent? Follow the wonderful study of the books of the Bible with the Tutor of Biblical Studies at Bristol Baptist College, Revd Dr Helen Paynter. Originally prepared during the Covid-19 lockdown.

Bible Society

The Lent Encounter 2023 – touching on some of the big preoccupations and concerns of our times and reminding ourselves of how the gospel of Jesus Christ speaks hope into our situation today. Join the journey

Catholic Bishops Conference for England and Wales

A series of reflections for Lent beginning on Ash Wednesday then focusing on the Sundays of Lent. Read more…

Catholic Agency for Overseas Development (CAFOD)

CAFOD would like to invite you to share daily readings, reflections and stories of our global family. There’ll also be a suggestion action to do as we journey towards Easter. Sign up for the emails.

Church of England

Dust and Glory: A Lent journey of faith, failure and forgiveness‘ Lent theme for 2023. Find out more about the booklets, app and audio…

The Clewer Initiative (Church of England work to combat modern slavery)

Journeys resource consists of five mini films and two written resources – a faith-based devotional for churches and individuals to use during Lent and a resource for schools, businesses, charities, statutory and community organisations to use at any time of the year. Explore Journeys.

Methodist Women in Britain

Seven reflections for the seven weeks of Lent. Use these Lent reflections as they lead towards the Methodist Easter Offering 2023 service ‘No borders to God’s love’ and its resources.

Premier Christian Media

‘Let’s do Lent’ – Share your faith, spread a little joy, devote time to God – Choose a challenge every day – they are all designed to take about five minutes and are suitable for everyone to join in. Keep track of how you are doing on the website, and share encouragement with other people. Join in with the challenges.

Together for the Common Good

This Lent calls us to contemplate the fundamental human need for connection. As our common humanity is degraded by powerful interests working to subordinate human beings into atomised consumers and identity groups, we, like the disciples in ancient Galilee resisting the imperialist Roman occupation, are called to offer resistance today, by rooting our identity in Christ and by coming together with others in the local. Read more…

United Reformed Church

Pray like Paul – Everyone is invited to pray with and for young people throughout Lent. Read more and follow the Facebook page to share prayers written by young people inviting the church to pray with them for things that concern and matter to them.

Lent Appeals

Several of our partners and Bodies in Association also have Lent Appeals

Christian Aid

Housing Justice

Easter resources

Baptist Union

123GO! is an evangelism initiative from Chris Duffett, in partnership with Simon Goddard at RiverTree Ltd, that seeks to transform the ‘private’ in-church Easter party into a public celebration of the resurrection. Explore 123GO!

Member Churches and Bodies in Association are invited to request the addition of their Lent and Easter resources to this list. Please email us with the details including web links and relevant images.